Origin of plaiting
verb (used with object)
Origin of plait
Examples from the Web for plaiting
Historical Examples of plaiting
"Yes," said Lucindy, smiling, and plaiting her skirt between her nervous fingers.Meadow Grass
Here the women do their work—the weaving of cloth, or the plaiting of mats.
The women are very clever at plaiting, and some of their mats are very fine in texture.
"I tore the plaiting of my dress," she said ruefully to Marjorie.Marjorie Dean High School Freshman
“However, they will do to learn with, and you can at once make hats with your plaiting,” he added.The Wanderers
Word Origin for plait
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.