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 for Braiding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Braid \Braid\ (br[=a]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Braided; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Braiding.] [OE. braiden, breiden, to pull, reach,
     braid, AS. bregdan to move to and fro, to weave; akin. to
     Icel. breg[eth]a, D. breiden to knit, OS. bregdan to weave,
     OHG. brettan to brandish. Cf. Broid.]
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     1. To weave, interlace, or entwine together, as three or more
        strands or threads; to form into a braid; to plait.
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              Braid your locks with rosy twine.     --Milton.
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     2. To mingle, or to bring to a uniformly soft consistence, by
        beating, rubbing, or straining, as in some culinary
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     3. To reproach. [Obs.] See Upbraid. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Braiding \Braid"ing\, n.
     1. The act of making or using braids.
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     2. Braids, collectively; trimming.
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              A gentleman enveloped in mustachios, whiskers, fur
              collars, and braiding.                --Thackeray.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains [syn:
           braid, gold braid, braiding]

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