Definition of Embraid

1. v. t. To braid up, as hair.



Definition of Embraid

1. Verb. (obsolete transitive) To braid up, as hair. ¹

2. Verb. (obsolete transitive) To upbraid. ¹

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Definition of Embraid

1. to braid [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: braid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Embraid

embrace, extend and extinguish
embraceable
embraced
embracement
embracements
embraceor
embraceors
embracer
embraceries
embracers
embracery
embraces
embracing
embracingly
embracive
embraid (current term)
embraided
embraiding
embraids
embramine
embranchment
embranchments
embrangle
embrangled
embranglement
embranglements
embrangles
embrangling
embrasor
embrasors

Literary usage of Embraid

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1. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1904)
"... the lacis to embraid." Another argument against dating lacis only from the first quarter of the sixteenth century is the exceedingly archaic character ..."

2. Literary Anecdotes of the Nineteenth Century: Contributions Towards a by William Robertson Nicoll, Thomas James Wise (1895)
"The precious relic in the vase she laid, And with its former mould recover'd it: The vase with ivy green she did embraid, With eglantine and woodbine ..."

3. The English Illustrated Magazine (1905)
"For a contempt, not wholly deserved even at its worst, fell upon the sampler. More Whereon their ladys * f'. ^*" "Vf..'^ the lace to embraid. ..."

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