Definition of French plait in English:

French plait

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noun

British
A woman’s hairstyle in which all the hair is gathered tightly and pulled back from the forehead into one large plait down the back of the head.
More example sentences
  • Celia was wearing turquoise corduroy bell-bottoms and a tank top, her hair in two French plaits.
  • Melan was wearing denim trousers today and a tee-shirt and her hair was in two French plaits.
  • I had wrestled my hair into a French plait which hung in a thick rope down to my waist, and my emerald eyes, as always, remained devoid of any make up.

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