How to use Plaits in a sentence
It is only in certain areas that straw suitable for making plaits is produced.
Both plaits and hats are largely exported.
The straw of Tuscany, specially grown for plaiting, is distinguished into three qualities - Pontederas Semone being the finest, Mazzuolo the second quality, from which the bulk of the plaits are made, while from the third quality, Santa Fioro, only "Tuscan pedals" and braids are plaited.
Tuscan plaits and hats vary enormously in quality and value; the plait of a hat of good quality may represent the work of four or five days, while hats of the highest quality may each occupy six to nine months in making.
The plaiters work up the material in a damp state, either into whole straw or split straw plaits.Advertisement
The hair is sometimes worn plaited (choti), usually an odd number of thin plaits made into one large one, falling down the back and fastened at the end with ribbons.
It has, like the Turkish frockcoat, a very loose sleeve, with many plaits behind.
She also wears heavy anklets and bracelets, and her hair is tied into elaborate plaits.
Covered are stopper knots, binding knots, bends, hitches, loops, plaits, and splices.
All the tennis players wear whites except for one of the two women playing who has long plaits.Advertisement
A braided style may look like it took hours to weave, but an experienced braider can create multiple plaits in just a few minutes.
Some women prefer to weave their own braids, and they may prefer straight plaits or French braids.
Alternatively, the ends of the ponytail can be plaited into several thick plaits and tucked into the ponytail holder for a regal look.
These braids are large plaits, created with synthetic hair, that are arranged and pinned in various styles.
Box braids are individual plaits that are usually divided by small squared off parts or boxes.Advertisement
Plait the braids into two or three larger plaits and wrap the ends of the plaits into the knot that is securing the ponytail.
Plaits are braids that are not attached to the scalp.
Picture multiple, large plaits, stacked relatively high on the head and you will have an idea of what a goddess braid style looks like.
The hair can be cornrowed or braided into single plaits in a variety of styles.
To complete your Cinco de Mayo look, choose a hairstyles that is upswept into tight plaits or buns.Advertisement
Popular Cinco de Mayo hairstyles show the hair to be upswept into tight plaits or buns.
The most valuable straw for plaits is grown in Tuscany, and from it the well-known Tuscan plaits and Leghorn hats are made.
The plaits are sewed partly by hand and in a special sewing-machine, and the hats or bonnets are finished by stiffening with gelatin size and blocking into shape with the aid of heat and powerful pressure, according to the dictates of fashion.
The mesenteries are provided with well-developed longitudinal retractor muscles, supported on longitudinal folds or plaits of the mesogloea, so that in cross-section they have a branched appearance.
Many substances besides straw are worked into plaits and braids for bonnets.Advertisement
His hair is black and frizzly, worn generally in a mop, often of large dimensions, but sometimes worked into plaits with grease or mud.