Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • imp. & p. p. of ply.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of ply.

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Examples

  • Originally uploaded by cavalaxis. 50/50 baby camel/merino blend, plied from a center pull ball on my Majacraft Little Gem II.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Originally uploaded by cavalaxis. 50/50 baby camel/merino blend, plied from a center pull ball on my Majacraft Little Gem II.

    Fixing plying errors

  • The creature's long, notched sword plied air with a swift surety that Conan took diligent care to avoid; and yet the vacancies of the shriveled leathern bindings at the strange warrior's elbows and ankles did not appear to contain any form, not even bones.

    Conan The Warlord

  • The creature's long, notched sword plied air with a swift surety that Conan took diligent care to avoid; and yet the vacancies of the shriveled leathern bindings at the strange warrior's elbows and ankles did not appear to contain any form, not even bones.

    Conan The Warlord

  • If you traveled westward till you had crossed the Roman holding called Gaul, you would come to the World Sea of which you had heard fables, and if there you took ship - but craft such as plied the rivers were not big enough - and sailed on and on, you would find the home of the wise and wealthy Mayas ....

    Time Patrolman

  • A standard two-seat hopper, such as plied the time lanes in untold thousands, had materialized, and instantly erupted.

    Time Patrolman

  • A millionaire farmer was 'plied' with alcohol and sleeping tablets by his daughters before they forced him to sign a will leaving them hundreds of thousands of pounds, the High Court heard today.

    Home | Mail Online

  • In his witness statement, Mr Key said that his sisters 'plied' their father with sleeping tablets and alcohol, leaving him 'confused and disinhibited' before he signed the will.

    Home | Mail Online

  • The quartet, dressed as slaves, sang songs and told jokes in black dialect and did their best to perform the dances that Emmett had seen on the streets of Cincinnati, on Kentucky plantations, and on the steamboats that plied the Ohio River.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Prostitutes plied their trade free of legal or moral proscriptions.

    A Renegade History of the United States

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