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Overview of noun ply

The noun ply has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. ply

(one of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread; often used in combination; "three-ply cord"; "four-ply yarn")

2. ply

((usually in combinations) one of several layers of cloth or paper or wood as in plywood)


Overview of verb ply

The verb ply has 6 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) provide, supply, ply, cater

(give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests")

2. ply

(apply oneself diligently; "Ply one's trade")

3. ply, run

(travel a route regularly; "Ships ply the waters near the coast")

4. ply

(join together as by twisting, weaving, or molding; "ply fabric")

5. ply

(wield vigorously; "ply an axe")

6. ply

(use diligently; "ply your wits!")

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