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Sample sentences for the GRE study word plait

plait can be used as a verb
plait can be used as a noun

1.You can twist it, you can turn it, you can plait it till you drop. - from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
2.It seems to represent an unravelled plait or tissue. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
3.loins plait White was her smock, and broider'd all before. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
4.She said nothing, but began to plait the sheets once more. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.Dashwood, his hand passed so directly before her, as to make a ring, with a plait of hair in the centre, very conspicuous on one of his fingers. - from Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
6."Sonya" she thought, glancing at that curled-up, sleeping little kitten with her enormous plait of hair. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
7.Again, in order to remember the date, combatants, issue and consequences of a famous military engagement she pulled a plait of her hair cf earwashing cat. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
8.There were people at the entrance servants, and a rosy girl with a large plait of black hair, smiling as it seemed to Princess Mary in an unpleasantly affected way. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
9.When she had thrown off her dress and put on a dressing jacket, she sat down with her foot under her on the bed that had been made up on the floor, jerked her thin and rather short plait of hair to the front, and began replaiting it. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
10.And then she had such a fine head of hair raven-black and so becomingly arranged a crown of thick plaits behind, and in front the longest, the glossiest curls I ever saw. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
11.At the windows were curtains of snowy white jaconet muslin they were tolerably full, and hung decisively, perhaps rather formally in sharp, parallel plaits to the floor--just to the floor. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
12.Marius wore no cravat, he had on his working-coat, which was destitute of buttons, his shirt was torn along one of the plaits on the bosom. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
13.All the morning she was melancholy, said but little, and laid plaits in her sheets, murmuring the while, in a low voice, calculations which seemed to be calculations of distances. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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