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braid
 v.  weave; interweave three or more strands
Classic Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  Laces and silks and braid and ribbons, all blockade run, all the more precious and more proudly worn because of it, finery flaunted with an added pride as an extra affront to the Yankees.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  She was wearing a new green challis dress trimmed with yards and yards of black rickrack braid and a new lace house cap which Aunt Pitty had made for her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
3  Her hair was demure, low on her forehead with a parting and a coiled braid.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
4  It lay in a long braid on the sofa pillow, coiled like a golden serpent.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXVII
5  "It's not the fashion, but it's becoming, and I can't afford to make a fright of myself," she used to say, when advised to frizzle, puff, or braid, as the latest style commanded.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN
6  Years ago she had said that when she married she would braid it in sevens.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 8 Firmness Is Discovered in a Gentle Heart
7  Her recent graduation from a skinny pickaninny with brief skirts and stiffly wrapped braids into the dignity of a calico dress and starched white turban was an intoxicating affair.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
8  Two black braids fell on either side of her face and her closed eyes were sunken in twin purple circles.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXI
9  Then Rapunzel let down the braids of her hair, and the enchantress climbed up to her.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In RAPUNZEL
10  Laurie leisurely departed to recover the lost property, and Jo bundled up her braids, hoping no one would pass by till she was tidy again.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FOURTEEN
11  These locks were braided with gems, and, being worn at full length, intimated the noble birth and free-born condition of the maiden.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
12  The sun, where it could catch it, made a mirror of Thomasin's hair, which she always wore braided.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 8 Firmness Is Discovered in a Gentle Heart
13  On ordinary working-days she braided it in threes; on ordinary Sundays in fours; at Maypolings, gipsyings, and the like, she braided it in fives.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 8 Firmness Is Discovered in a Gentle Heart
14  She had braided it in sevens today.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 8 Firmness Is Discovered in a Gentle Heart
15  They were no longer ruffled but were gathered up in scalloped festoons, showing braided petticoats beneath.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence:
1  Have you ever wanted to braid your own hair or someone else's hair?
2  Not only did Miss Minchin upbraid Ermengarde for her disobedience, but she hung her up by her braids from a coat rack in the classroom.
3  My mission is to mortify in these girls the lusts of the flesh; to teach them to clothe themselves with shame-facedness and sobriety, not with braided hair and costly apparel.