braidings

All Noun
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  • His coat was of sky-blue, slashed across with silver braidings, and with broad silver shoulder-straps on either side. Cited from The Refugees, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • This particular topopolis looped its system star many times in various braidings, housing trillions of sentient residents.
  • Theodule kissed her again, and she experienced the joy of having some of the skin scratched from her neck by the braidings on his uniform. Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • There are no braidings or facings, though the material of the suit may be every whit as excellent in quality as that worn by the master of the house. Cited from Book of Etiquette, by Lillian Eichler
  • Bilson-Thompson's original paper suggested that the higher-generation fermions could be represented by more complicated braidings, although explicit constructions of these structures were not given.
  • Arrayed in skins of lamb or sheep, With five silk braidings all of white, From court they go, to take their meal, All self-possessed, with spirits light. Cited from Chinese Literature, by Anonymous
  • She may talk of such things as vanities, and unknown in her day, but for all that a pair of keen eyes criticise skirt, and trimmings, and braidings, and so forth, as displayed up in the Grange pew. Cited from Hodge and His Masters, by Richard Jefferies
  • The vestry contains gigantic wardrobes, full of ladies' delights -- marvellous vestments, weighted with massive braidings of gold and silver, most delicate handwork in every imaginable colour and form. Cited from To the Gold Coast for Gold, v1, Burton & Cameron
  • Passing fair the bride appeareth, in her robes of snowy white, While the veil around her streameth, like a silvery halo's light; And amid her hair's rich braidings rests the pearly orange bough, With its fragrant blossoms pressing on her pure, unclouded brow. Cited from Godey's Lady's Book, Vol. 42, January, 1851, by Various
Root form of braidings is braid for verb and braiding for noun.

Meaning of braidings

  • noun Trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
  • verb Make by braiding or interlacing
    lace a tablecloth
  • verb Decorate with braids or ribbons
    braid a collar
  • verb Form or weave into a braid or braids
    braid hair