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Definition of "braid" []

  • To interweave three or more strands, strips, or lengths of in a diagonally overlapping pattern: braided the rags into a strong rope. (verb-transitive)
  • To create (something) by such interweaving: braid a rug. (verb-transitive)
  • To style (the hair) by such interweaving. (verb-transitive)
  • To mingle (discrete elements, for example) as if by such interweaving: braided the ideas into a complex thesis. (verb-transitive)
  • To decorate or edge (something) with a trim of interwoven strands: finished the jacket by braiding the collar and cuffs. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "braid" in a sentence
  • "The one baitcasting application in which I have really enjoyed using super braid is in fishing hollow rubber frogs in heavy cover such as lilly pads."
  • "I love mono line, the only time I prefer braid is if I am fishing for bass in super heavy cover or stump fields, I will use a heavy braided line in the 65lb class or better to make sure I can pull the fish out of the heavy stuff."
  • "The braid is a nice touch on Boba Fett. qtcat incredibly creative donivan"