to braid

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  • Show me how to braid up my hair; tell me what garment to put on. Cited from The Gardener, by Rabindranath Tagore
  • Then she turned her back on the children and began to braid her black hair among the mirrors. Cited from The Little House in the Fairy Wood, by Ethel Cook Eliot
  • With them she began to braid a ring about one of her fingers in the old simple fashion of the country. Cited from Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 1
  • Today, its purpose is primarily for tradition and to make it lay down flat and easier to braid or band.
  • The length of hair also plays a role in the ability to braid; shorter hair can be more of a challenge.
  • Because of the time it takes to braid hair, people took time to socialize while braiding and having their hair done.
  • She sat up in her flannel camp-gown, and began to braid up her loosened hair. Cited from A Touch Of Sun And Other Stories, by M. Foote
  • Students were not allowed to braid their hair or wear any ornaments with Indian design motifs.
  • Lorry began to braid her hair, her face grave. Cited from Treasure and Trouble Therewith,by Geraldine Bonner
  • With slim, lazy fingers, she began to braid her long, fair hair. Cited from Autumn, by Robert Nathan
  • His facial hair has gotten so long, however, that he has had to braid it to keep from tripping.
  • Thou art too fair to be left to braid St. Catharine's tresses. Cited from Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1, by Brewer
  • Boys and girls were alike taught to braid, and the long winter evenings were not spent idly. Cited from Choice Readings for the Home Circle, by Anonymous
  • The difficulty of braiding can depend on the type of hair the individual has, some styles of hair are easier to braid then others.
  • She had long beautiful hair and an old friend of hers stopped by once and said that he ought to have a lock of her hair to braid into a watch chain. Cited from Slave Narratives, Arkansas Part 2, by Work Projects Administration
  • To braid St. Catherine's tresses applies to one who does not marry. Cited from Elson Grammer School Literature, by Elson, Book 4
  • Elspeth parted her long dark hair into two waves, drew it before her, and began to braid it, sitting still, her limbs under her, upon the bed. Cited from Foes, by Mary Johnston
  • In countries where the half-breed and the black man live for and almost monopolize government employment few white men take kindly to braid and brass buttons. Cited from The Ivory Trail, by Talbot Mundy
  • "I think, on the whole, I shan't be obliged to learn to braid straw." Cited from Brave and Bold, by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • It is a strong knot used to tie two different diameters of line together, for instance to tie monofilament to braid.
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