KJV Dictionary Definition: plait


PLAIT, n. Gr. to twist.

1. A fold; a doubling; as of cloth.

It is very difficult to trace out the figure of a vest through all the plaits and folding of the drapery.

2. A braid of hair; a tress.

PLAIT, v.t. To fold; to double in narrow streaks; as, to plait a gown or a sleeve.

1. To braid; to interweave strands; as, to plait the hair.

2. To entangle; to involve.


PLA'ITED, pp. Folded; braided; interwoven.


PLA'ITING, ppr. Folding; doubling; braiding.