braiding Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
    gold braid; braid.
  2. verb make by braiding or interlacing
    braid; lace; plait.
    • lace a tablecloth
  3. verb decorate with braids or ribbons
    • braid a collar
  4. verb form or weave into a braid or braids
    pleach; braid.
    • braid hair


Braid"ing noun
  1. The act of making or using braids.
  2. Braids, collectively; trimming.
    A gentleman enveloped in mustachios, whiskers, fur collars, and braiding. Thackeray.

Webster 1913