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braid in Clothes & fashion topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbraidbraid1 /breɪd/ noun  1 [uncountable]DCC a narrow band of material formed by twisting threads together, used to decorate the edges of clothes a jacket trimmed with red braid2 [countable]DC a length of hair that has been separated into three parts and then woven together syn plait British Englishin braids Suzy always wears her hair in braids.braided adjective
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braidEdusha, braid me a couple of braids.The Cord Maker comes complete with an explanatory instruction leaflet, containing suggestions for using the finished braids and cords.a blue jacket with gold braidHe took his key from the floor clerk, who wore her hair in braids.He smiles a satisfied smile and takes his long fingers and grazes them softly over my braids.But ribbons are not only ideal for wrapping presents - household furnishings can be instantly revived with rich braids.A little girl with wiry braids kicks a bottle cap at his shoes.Use lining fabrics for economy, trimmed with pattern border or edged with braid.A worn braid feels rough and is best cut away and the line joined by a blood knot.in braidsSally likes wearing her hair in braids.He took his key from the floor clerk, who wore her hair in braids.She is a large woman with hair the color of a cast-iron skillet, worn in braids wrapped around her head.