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Another word for braid

      1. a reticulate arrangement, formation, or pattern; network
      1. To make (cloth) by interlacing the threads of the weft and the warp on a loom.
      2. To interlace (threads, for example) into cloth.
      3. To construct by interlacing or interweaving strips or strands of material:
      1. Delicate and intricate ornamental work made from gold, silver, or other fine twisted wire.
      2. An intricate, delicate, or fanciful ornamentation.
      3. A design resembling such ornamentation:
      1. A connected, flexible series of links, typically of metal, used especially for holding objects together, for restraining, or for transmitting mechanical power.
      2. Such a set of links, often of precious metal and with pendants attached, worn as an ornament or symbol of office.
      3. Such a set of links measuring ten yards and attached to a pole at each end, moved up and down the field to indicate necessary yardage for gaining a first down.
      1. A compact intersection of interlaced material, such as cord, ribbon, or rope.
      2. A fastening made by tying together lengths of material, such as rope, in a prescribed way.
      3. A decorative bow of ribbon, fabric, or braid.
      1. A ring or circlet of flowers, boughs, or leaves worn on the head, placed on a memorial, or hung as a decoration.
      2. A representation of this ring or circlet, as in woodwork.
      3. A curling or circular form:
      1. An openwork fabric made of threads or cords that are woven or knotted together at regular intervals.
      2. A device for capturing birds, fish, or insects.
      3. A barrier against flying insects.
      1. Any of the open spaces in a net or network; an interstice.
      2. The cords, threads, or wires surrounding these spaces.
      3. An openwork fabric or structure; a net or network:
      1. To twist together (threads, for example); intertwine.
      2. To form by twisting, intertwining, or interlacing:
      3. To encircle or coil about:
      1. To wind together (two or more threads, for example) so as to produce a single strand.
      2. To form in this manner:
      3. To wind or coil (vines or rope, for example) about something.
      1. A line of waiting people or vehicles.
      2. A long braid of hair worn hanging down the back of the neck; a pigtail.
      3. A sequence of stored data or programs awaiting processing.
      1. A braid or ponytail, especially one of a pair worn one on each side of the head.
      2. A short length of wire used to connect other wires to each other or to an electrical device.
      3. A twisted roll of tobacco.
      1. A braid, especially of hair.
      2. A pleat.
      3. To braid.
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