Origin of plait
OTHER WORDS FROM plaitin·ter·plait, verb (used with object)
How to use plait in a sentence
The doors were made of wood, though in many houses paper or plaited bamboo was used.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
She slept soundly, and in the morning they combed and plaited her hair and prepared her for the ceremony.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
The front half of the head is shaved; and Tyari men wear their back hair plaited into two small pigtails, one on either side.
It was plaited and she had studied just how it was done and she began to wonder whether she could fix her own that way.The Trail of the Lonesome Pine|John Fox, Jr.
Below these hang the long, plaited pigtails that form the traditional arrangement of their long hair.