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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 plait /ˈplet, ˈplæt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Plait n.
 1. A flat fold; a doubling, as of cloth; a pleat; as, a box plait.
    The plaits and foldings of the drapery.   --Addison.
 2. A braid, as of hair or straw; a plat.
 Polish plait. Med. Same as Plica.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Plait, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plaited; p. pr. & vb. n. Plaiting.]
 1. To fold; to double in narrow folds; to pleat; as, to plait a ruffle.
 2. To interweave the strands or locks of; to braid; to plat; as, to plait hair; to plait rope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair [syn: braid,
            tress, twist]
      2: any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back
         upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape
         [syn: pleat]
      v 1: make by braiding or interlacing; "lace a tablecloth" [syn: braid,
      2: weave into plaits; "plait hair"