Meaning of BRAID in English

BRAID

n.

Function: noun

Date: 1530

1 a : a length of braided hair b : a cord or ribbon having usually three or more component strands forming a regular diagonal pattern down its length especially : a narrow fabric of intertwined threads used especially for trimming

2 : high-ranking naval officers

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