Definition of Ploys

1. Noun. (plural of ploy) ¹



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Definition of Ploys

1. ploy [v] - See also: ploy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ploys

plowshares
plowtail
plowtails
plowter
plowtered
plowters
plowwoman
plowwomen
plowwright
plowwrights
plowzone
ploy
ployed
ploying
ployment
ploys (current term)
ployurethan
pls
plu
pluck
pluck at
pluck up
pluckable
plucked
plucker
pluckers
pluckier
pluckiest
pluckily
pluckiness

Literary usage of Ploys

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1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1798)
"ploys on similar occasions ; namely, to mark the ape of Saul »t the commencement of his reign, and the number of years during which he reigned over .Israel. ..."

2. The General Gazetteer: Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary : Containing ...by Richard Brookes by Richard Brookes (1801)
"T.ploys a number of brigs and (loops, !". in carrying ore from Cornwall, тат Wales, and corn from ..."

3. The Mysteries of the Court of London by George William MacArthur Reynolds (1864)
"... em- 8Э ploys people to administer narcotic drugs to innocent young ladies, in order that he may have an opportunity of ravishing and deflowering them. ..."

4. Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres by Hugh Blair (1817)
"Not only so ; but -voice ivas transferred to sig- ploys, in ils i>luce, the name of the accessory or correspondent idea ; although the principal have a ..."

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