verb (used with object)
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Origin of braid
OTHER WORDS FROM braidbraider, nounwell-braided, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH braidbraid , brayed
How to use braid in a sentence
Matched, in fact, the description of hundreds of young black men in Brooklyn: braids, dark baseball cap, saggy jeans.The Cost: What Stop and Frisk Does to a Young Man’s Soul|Rilla Askew|May 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Inside, sporting a set of braids that would make Katniss Everdeen green with jealousy, is the self-anointed “queen bee,” Lorde.Watch Lorde’s Magical New Music Video For Her Song “Team”|Marlow Stern|December 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The only racism Alicia Keys is likely to encounter in the territories would be some fool trying to touch her braids.
“He actually really did creep me out—as the character—with the braids and the way he talked,” she says.Selena Gomez on Playing a Bikini-Clad Vigilante in ‘Spring Breakers’|Marlow Stern|March 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For a summer cut her mother would lop off the braids, leaving her with a chic bob for the warmer months.
She hesitated, her fingers to her lips, and reluctantly unwound the braids that she wore about her forehead in a Swedish coil.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
Louise tossed back her long braids and put on her hat, and the solemn little party started out.
"She must have been desperate," remarked her father, pulling one of the long braids that hung over her shoulder.
Her hair hung in two long, glorious braids, and it was just half-inclined to wave in sweet caresses about her oval face.Gardens of the Caribbees, v. 1/2|Ida May Hill Starr
We made fillets of hide to shade our eyes, she thus binding back the long braids of her hair.The Way of a Man|Emerson Hough