Boys let me know they liked me, too, and I realized that I looked good, tall and slim, my long hair in a braid down my back.
(9 p.m.) WEDNESDAY braid Paisley and Carrie Underwood host the 42nd annual CMA Awards on ABC.
Run on a straight line of braid for the lower edge, with fine stitches, working as shown, from left to right.
I think, on the whole, I shan't be obliged to learn to braid straw.
A braid of her hair had fallen, and she was in the act of arranging it, while one hand held up her drooping riding-dress.
She had put her own hair down into a braid to be like the girl Dinney had told of.
And when she had tied a piece of stout, dark string to the end of the braid, she slipped it through the hair loop.
And I long to see once more my favourite haunt, the Hermitage of braid.
It was, as I say, an agonizing moment, but no one plays the heavy dunch shot out of sand quite so surely as braid.
You braid it just like we braid the daisy stems and the dandelion stems in the fields.
"to plait, knit, weave, twist together," c.1200, breidan, from Old English bregdan "to move quickly, pull, shake, swing, throw (in wrestling), draw (a sword); bend, weave, knit, join together; change color, vary; scheme, feign, pretend" (class III strong verb, past tense brægd, past participle brogden), from Proto-Germanic *bregthan "make sudden jerky movements from side to side" (cf. Old Norse bregða "to brandish, turn about, braid;" Old Saxon bregdan "to weave;" Dutch breien "to knit;" Old High German brettan "to draw, weave, braid"), from PIE root *bherek- "to gleam, flash" (cf. Sanskrit bhrasate "flames, blazes, shines"). In English the verb survives only in the narrow definition of "plait hair." Related: Braided; braiding.
in part from stem found in Old English gebrægd "craft, fraud," gebregd "commotion," Old Norse bragð "deed, trick," and in part from or influenced by related braid (v.). Earliest senses are "a deceit, stratagem, trick" (c.1200), "sudden or quick movement" (c.1300); meaning "anything plaited or entwined" (especially hair) is from 1520s.