pleach

verb
\ ˈplēch How to pronounce pleach (audio) , ˈplāch How to pronounce pleach (audio) \
pleached; pleaching; pleaches

Definition of pleach

First Known Use of pleach

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pleach

Middle English plechen, from Anglo-French *plecher, plesser, from Vulgar Latin *plactiare, alteration of Latin plectere to braid — more at ply

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“Pleach.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pleach. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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