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pleach

 (plēch, plāch)
tr.v. pleached, pleach·ing, pleach·es
1. To plait or interlace (branches or vines, for example), especially in making a hedge or an arbor.
2. To shade or border with interlaced branches or vines.

[Middle English plechen, from Old North French plechier, probably from Latin plectere; see plek- in Indo-European roots.]

pleach

(pliːtʃ)
vb
(Horticulture) chiefly Brit to interlace the stems or boughs of (a tree or hedge). Also: plash
[C14 plechen, from Old North French plechier, from Latin plectere to weave, plait; compare plash2]

pleach

(plitʃ)

v.t.
to interweave; braid.
[1350–1400; Middle English plechen]

pleach


Past participle: pleached
Gerund: pleaching

Imperative
pleach
pleach
Present
I pleach
you pleach
he/she/it pleaches
we pleach
you pleach
they pleach
Preterite
I pleached
you pleached
he/she/it pleached
we pleached
you pleached
they pleached
Present Continuous
I am pleaching
you are pleaching
he/she/it is pleaching
we are pleaching
you are pleaching
they are pleaching
Present Perfect
I have pleached
you have pleached
he/she/it has pleached
we have pleached
you have pleached
they have pleached
Past Continuous
I was pleaching
you were pleaching
he/she/it was pleaching
we were pleaching
you were pleaching
they were pleaching
Past Perfect
I had pleached
you had pleached
he/she/it had pleached
we had pleached
you had pleached
they had pleached
Future
I will pleach
you will pleach
he/she/it will pleach
we will pleach
you will pleach
they will pleach
Future Perfect
I will have pleached
you will have pleached
he/she/it will have pleached
we will have pleached
you will have pleached
they will have pleached
Future Continuous
I will be pleaching
you will be pleaching
he/she/it will be pleaching
we will be pleaching
you will be pleaching
they will be pleaching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pleaching
you have been pleaching
he/she/it has been pleaching
we have been pleaching
you have been pleaching
they have been pleaching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pleaching
you will have been pleaching
he/she/it will have been pleaching
we will have been pleaching
you will have been pleaching
they will have been pleaching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pleaching
you had been pleaching
he/she/it had been pleaching
we had been pleaching
you had been pleaching
they had been pleaching
Conditional
I would pleach
you would pleach
he/she/it would pleach
we would pleach
you would pleach
they would pleach
Past Conditional
I would have pleached
you would have pleached
he/she/it would have pleached
we would have pleached
you would have pleached
they would have pleached
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.pleach - form or weave into a braid or braids; "braid hair"
interweave, weave - interlace by or as if by weaving
2.pleach - interlace the shoots of; "pleach a hedge"
interlace, intertwine, lace, twine, enlace, entwine - spin,wind, or twist together; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"; "intertwined hearts"
Translations

pleach

vt branches(zu einer Hecke) verflechten; hedgedurch Verflechten der Zweige ausbessern
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