from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who plies a trade.
- n. A variously shaped hand tool having a pair of pivoted jaws, used for holding, bending, or cutting.
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- n. Agent noun of ply; one who plies.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which plies.
- n. plural In fortification, a kind of balance used in raising and letting down a drawbridge, consisting of timbers joined in the form of a St. Andrew's cross.
- n. plural Small pincers with long jaws, adapted for handling small articles, and also for bending and shaping wire. See cut under nipper
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- n. someone who plies a trade
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