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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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A beautiful golden plait, puffy and plump, seemingly glazed with honey or syrup, with a big dollop of cream.
To avoid looking too neat and 'done', mess up the plaits a little to give them a fluffy feel, leaving some of them looser than others.
After mentioning this to one of the jockeys while leading him round the parade ring he continued to pull the plaits out further with a grin on his face.
Yes, plaits are a firm favourite on the red carpet, too, and we can see why.
For long hair, plait the ponytail and pin it round into a plaited bun.
E Michael goddess-style dress, near left, ably more wearable for mere mortals, while the turqoise accessories and relaxed plaits give the ensemble a cool, quirky edge.
At festivals I love nothing more than the feel of plaits bouncing on my bare shoulders as I lark about.
The hairdresser separated my hair into several plaits so that my hair could be given to the Little Princess Trust.
French or fishtail - plaits and braids are still the big hair trend as we move into autumn.
Also, if you fancy experimenting with plaits and braids then summer is the time.
Whether you simply use clips to achieve the effect, plaits or opt for the more complicated chinon style, you'll look cool and stay cool at the same time.