Other techniques included laser-cut laces, braiding, and high-gloss liquid fabrics made from silk and nylon.
Or a select few can boost their grades by braiding their armpit hair and fighting the patriarchy.
(Maan) Braided and punished - Female soldier reprimanded after braiding her friend's hair in public.
He leaned over, found his three spears of grass, and went on braiding.
Mrs. Rushton was braiding straw when Robert entered with his berries.
Buttons are made by braiding yarn and sewing it in the form of buttons.
Brown braiding on a tailor-made jacket does not, however, consort with hay-wagons.
Slowly and with some hesitation he got to Nanna in her little stone hut, braiding her straw and nursing her crippled baby.
Some of them were wonderful specimens of braiding and twist.
She had made the sweetmeat herself, and had earned the money to buy a half-dozen tumblers, by braiding rugs for Mrs. Parshley.
"to plait, knit, weave, twist together," c.1200, breidan, from Old English bregdan "to move quickly, pull, shake, swing, throw (in wrestling), draw (a sword); bend, weave, knit, join together; change color, vary; scheme, feign, pretend" (class III strong verb, past tense brægd, past participle brogden), from Proto-Germanic *bregthan "make sudden jerky movements from side to side" (cf. Old Norse bregða "to brandish, turn about, braid;" Old Saxon bregdan "to weave;" Dutch breien "to knit;" Old High German brettan "to draw, weave, braid"), from PIE root *bherek- "to gleam, flash" (cf. Sanskrit bhrasate "flames, blazes, shines"). In English the verb survives only in the narrow definition of "plait hair." Related: Braided; braiding.
in part from stem found in Old English gebrægd "craft, fraud," gebregd "commotion," Old Norse bragð "deed, trick," and in part from or influenced by related braid (v.). Earliest senses are "a deceit, stratagem, trick" (c.1200), "sudden or quick movement" (c.1300); meaning "anything plaited or entwined" (especially hair) is from 1520s.