Definition of Plied

1. Verb. (past of ply) ¹



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Definition of Plied

1. ply [v] - See also: ply

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plied

plicamycin
plicas
plicate
plicated
plicately
plicates
plicating
plication
plications
plicature
plicatures
plicidentine
plicidentines
plicotomy
plie
plied (current term)
plier
pliers
plies
pliest
plieth
plight
plighted
plighter
plighters
plightful
plighting
plightly
plights
plim

Literary usage of Plied

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Then brass eterne upon the fire he cast, Silver, and tin, and precious gold, and laid Huge anvil on the stithy ; in his right A hammer, in his left he plied ..."

2. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"In fields with bean or clover gay, The woodchuck, like a hermit gray, Peered from the doorway of his cell; The muskrat plied the mason's trade, ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"At the same time he incessantly plied both his immediate superiors and the headquarter staff of the army with advice and suggestions. ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"mariners, who plied their oars with incessant diligence, and the steady continuance of a favourable wind, carried his fleet above seven hundred miles in ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"The order of approval was made August 6, 1872. plied in restoring the buildings ; that the cost of constructing/suitable buildings upon the premises would ..."

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