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plait

(plāt)
To braid; to make separate strands of tissue into a ropelike structure (e.g., during tendon repair).
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Curly or wavy hair's perfect for plaiting or creating twisty knots, while fine, thin, flyaway locks look best weighed down with wax and serum.
Starting at the crown take a small width of hair and start plaiting.
The surgeon made an appointment to learn the art of plaiting women's hair.
Mr Fairclough, 47, last night flew to a medical conference in the Middle- East to demonstrate plaiting to the top orthopaedic surgeons in Asia.
The plaiting technique is being used in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions - the same operation soccer star Paul Gascoigne underwent.