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Pleach \Pleach\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pleached; p. pr. & vb. n. Pleaching.] [Cf. OF. plaissier to bend, and also F. plisser to plait, L. plicare, plicitum, to fold, lay, or wind together. Cf. Plash to pleach.] To unite by interweaving, as branches of trees; to plash; to interlock. ``The pleached bower.''


vb. (en-past of: pleach)

Usage examples of "pleached".

Be drest in pure virgyn garments fromme head to heel, and girt with a red girdel of pleached corde, and shodde in blue.

That morning as I had driven the country road in my old Mustang convertible with the top down, under the pleached arbor of seared red sumac and blared yellow birch, acorns falling amidst the squashed squirrels, I felt angry that I couldn't be out playing in this day so full of chilled hope and possibility but had to be locked up with 350 lunatics.