Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of ply.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ply.

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Examples

  • Henry says 'plies' are always performed at the beginning of the workout because they stretch all the muscles of the legs and prepare the body for the exercises to follow.

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  • Henry says 'plies' are always performed at the beginning of the workout because they stretch all the muscles of the legs and prepare the body for the exercises to follow.

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  • Anthony Cascella opened Breakdown Records 25 years ago, and he still plies his trade amid dusty racks of cheaply priced vinyl and CDs.

    One-Day Record-Store Revival

  • From the choreographer slowly rolling across a stage covered in artificial snow to a room full of dancers silently bending in deep grand plies, the guy knows how to set the mood.

    A visual feast just needs a bit of food for thought

  • She plays on his love of finery and wild, risky living and plies him with extravagant compliments and hints of undreamed of favours yet to come—absurd.

    Exit the Actress

  • A Robin is building at our back door, the Blackbird sings in the meadow behind, the Nightingale is heard even to the doors, the Cuckow plies his two notes all day, and a colony of frogs their one by twilight. best love to All,

    Letter 276

  • A "sound-effects choir" plies its trade against applicable scenes; there are separate tributes to writers (as portrayed on-screen), foreign films and "America in the movies"; also the annual memorial service and a sampling of special honoree Ennio Morricone's scoring achievements.

    Oscar showtime: This year vs. others

  • Hurtigruten, which plies Norway's magnificently craggy western coast, specializes in rocks, fish and sea, with a dollop of heavy machinery thrown in.

    The Ultimate Anti-Cruise Along Norway's Coast

  • Venture out into the waters and woodlands of New England, and there's a chance you'll bump into "Champ," America's own Loch Ness Monster, who allegedly plies the muddy ripples of Lake Champlain.

    Boing Boing

  • Hurtigruten, which plies Norway's magnificently craggy western coast, specializes in rocks, fish and sea, with a dollop of heavy machinery thrown in.

    The Ultimate Anti-Cruise Along Norway's Coast

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