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braid

1 noun
     
Related topics: Clothes and Fashion, Clothes
braid1
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 braid
2 [countable]DC a length of hair that has been separated into three parts and then woven together [= plait British English]
in braids
Suzy always wears her hair in braids.
braided adjective

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