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PLAIT (through O. Fr. pleit, from Lat...

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Originally appearing in Volume V21, Page 707 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PLAIT (through O. Fr. pleit, from Lat. plicitum, folded, plicare, to fold), properly a fold, especially a fold of cloth, now usually in the collateral form " pleat." " Plait " is now principally applied to entwined strands of ribbon, hair, straw or fibre.
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