"Well, not quite so far as that," smiled Loveday, diligently brushing a flaxen mane ripply with plaiting.
Here the women do their work—the weaving of cloth, or the plaiting of mats.
The barb was a plaiting of white linen, which was fastened at the chin, and entirely covered the neck.
The women are very clever at plaiting, and some of their mats are very fine in texture.
“However, they will do to learn with, and you can at once make hats with your plaiting,” he added.
"Yes," said Lucindy, smiling, and plaiting her skirt between her nervous fingers.
He turned upon the doorstep, and taking between his fingers the hem of Truelove's apron fell to plaiting it.
The Javanese wear hats of bamboo, the plaiting of which is perfect.
The good priest hummed on, plaiting and replaiting his fingers and pursing his lips.
They had an instrument, called tressorium, for plaiting the hair.
late 14c., "to fold, gather in pleats," also "to braid or weave," from Old French pleir "to fold," variant of ploier, ployer "to fold, bend," from Latin plicare "to fold" (see ply (v.1)). Related: Plaited; plaiting.