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

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Examples

  • With sobs for his job, with tears for his toil, with horror for his squalor but with pep for his perdition,1 lo, the boor plieth as the laird hireth him.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Gerard, but to other humans beneficial -- plieth by night and day, and casteth goodly words like sower afield; while I, poor fool, can but sow them as I saw women in France sow rye, dribbling it in the furrow grain by grain.

    The Cloister and the Hearth

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