14th century, in the meaning defined above
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pleach. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.
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