Braiding Braid"ing, n. 1. The act of making or using braids. [1913 Webster]

2. Braids, collectively; trimming. [1913 Webster]

A gentleman enveloped in mustachios, whiskers, fur collars, and braiding. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

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  • braiding — [brād′iŋ] n. 1. braids collectively 2. trimming with or of braid …   English World dictionary

  • Braiding — Braid Braid (br[=a]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Braided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Braiding}.] [OE. braiden, breiden, to pull, reach, braid, AS. bregdan to move to and fro, to weave; akin. to Icel. breg[eth]a, D. breiden to knit, OS. bregdan to weave, OHG.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • braiding — noun Date: 15th century something made of braided material …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • braiding — /bray ding/, n. 1. braids collectively. 2. braided work. [1400 50; late ME. See BRAID1, ING1] * * * ▪ textiles       in textiles, machine or hand method of interlacing three or more yarns or bias cut cloth strips in such a way that they cross one …   Universalium

  • braiding — noun A braided trimming used as decoration on clothes or curtains …   Wiktionary

  • braiding —   when a river is forced to divide into multiple channels which interlink with each other. A feature of rivers with high loads and occupying wide, flat areas of low relief …   Geography glossary

  • braiding — braid·ing || breɪdɪŋ n. something made of braided material; trimming used for decorating clothes or draperies; braids (collectively) breɪd n. plait, three or more interwoven strands (of hair, straw, etc.); strip, band v. weave into a braid;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • braiding — braid·ing …   English syllables

  • braiding — braid•ing [[t]ˈbreɪ dɪŋ[/t]] n. clo braided material or work • Etymology: 1400–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • braiding — /ˈbreɪdɪŋ/ (say brayding) noun 1. braids collectively. 2. braided work …   Australian English dictionary

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