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Saturday, April 07, 2012

Definitions for pleach

  1. To interweave branches or vines for a hedge or arbor.
  2. To make or renew (a hedge, arbor, etc.) by such interweaving.
  3. To braid (hair).

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Citations for pleach
Robert got up very early, and went off to pleach the big hedge at the foot of the far pasture. Mary Webb, Seven for a Secret
I might not be able to install plumbing fixtures or to pleach apple trees, but I know how to throw a good party. Nancy Atherton, Aunt Dimity and the Family Tree
Origin of pleach
Pleach is derived from the Middle French word plais, which meant "a hedge."