braided braided  /b ˈreɪ dɪd/


  • (adj) woven by (or as if by) braiding


  1. In the valley below, next to the braided river, two swaths of flatland had been turned into rear operating depots.
  2. At Roger Vivier, a pair of chiffon-and-leather sandals, braided and painted by hand, will ring in at $4,000--and only three pairs will be made.
  3. Now orange is turning up on everything from Pucci's new sunglass collection to Furla's braided-handle tote and Louis Vuitton's modernist cuff.



  1. "I met with this woman with long, braided hair," said Vilsack, now a national co-chairman of Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign. "If you get too close to her when she snaps her head, you get hit with her braid. . . . I thought,...
    on Jan 2, 2008 By: Tom Vilsack Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Anderson says: "I go outside the vehicle in outer space and I'm only hanging on by a braided wire and a couple of extra tethers, and I can turn around and flip around and look at earth at any time, and one of the first things I saw was the moon rise...
    on Nov 30, 2007 By: Clayton Anderson Source: Radio Iowa

  3. "We were told yesterday at the Afghanistan committee that a braided electric cable, which is undoubtedly an instrument of torture, was found in the office of the director of investigations at the National Directorate of Security," Mr. Rae said....
    on Dec 3, 2009 By: Bob Rae Source: Globe and Mail

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