Definition of plait
What does the word plait mean?
part of speech: noun, transitive verb
(Now usu. PLEAT) fold, crease, esp. flattened fold in cloth made by doubling it upon itself, (v.t.) fold (cloth &c.) thus; (now rarely PLAT) contexture of three or more interlaced strands of hair, ribbon, straw, &c.; (v.t.) form (hair, straw, &c.) into p. [old French]