braid - definition and synonyms

noun 

Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

/breɪd/
singularbraid
pluralbraids
  1. 1
    [uncountable] a narrow rope made by twisting fibres around each other, used for decorating clothes, curtains, or furniture

    the gold braid on his uniform

  2. 2
    [countable] mainly American a plait of hair