1917 ""Will you come over now and try on your dress?"" Ally asked, looking at her with wistful admiration. ""I want to be sure the sleeves don't ruck up the same as they did yesterday."" — Edith Wharton, Summer, Chapter 12.
Plait is defined as to weave or braid.
To swell or bend outward; protrude or project
To harvest or pick:
(Now Chiefly Dial.) To tie or fasten in or with a knot
To crush together into creases or wrinkles
To form a wrinkle or wrinkles in, as by contracting; pucker; crease
To bring from an extended to a closed position:
To form wrinkles or ripples.
To wrinkle; muss
To enter into by contract; establish or settle by formal agreement:
To compel, as by oath, legal restraint, or contract
(Chem.) To cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
To remove the wrapping from:
In a smooth manner
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