美 [plet, plæt]
- n. 褶；辫状物
- vt. 编织；把…编成辫（等于pleat）；给…打褶
- n. (Plait)人名；(法)普莱
1. Pleat, plait, are essentially the same word.
2. pleat <=====> plait.
3. plic- / plicat- / plict- "fold, twist" => pleat, plait.
- plait: see pleat
- plait (v.)
- late 14c., "to fold, gather in pleats," also "to braid or weave," from Old French pleir "to fold," variant of ploier, ployer "to fold, bend," from Latin plicare "to fold" (see ply (v.1)). Related: Plaited; plaiting.
- plait (n.)
- c. 1400, "a fold, a crease," from Anglo-French pleit, Old French ploit, earlier pleit, "fold, manner of folding," from Latin plicatus, past participle of plicare "to lay, fold, twist" (see ply (v.1)). Meaning "interlaced strands of hair, ribbon, etc." is from 1520s, perhaps from plait (v.).
- 1. Joanna parted her hair, and then began to plait it into two thick braids.
- 2. The women plait mats in their threshing - fields or courtyards, vast quantities of silvery, snow - white mats.
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- 3. The montage shears the plait table that the cutting is like music.
- 4. The flexible portion of a whip, such as a plait or thong.
- 鞭梢鞭子上柔韧易弯曲的部分, 如鞭状物或皮鞭.
- 5. Reporter side plaIt'side ask: " how much money a month? "
- 记者一边编一边问: “ 一个月能赚多少钱? ”
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