noun (plural plies)
Etymology: (webster)From w:Old English language, Old Englishcategory:Old English derivations plien, w:French language, Frenchcategory:French derivations plier (meaning ''to fold, to bend), from w:Latin, Latin plicare; akin to w:Greek language, Greek , w:German language, German flechten. Compare with apply, complex, display, duplicity, employ, exploit, implicate, plait, pliant, flax.
- A layer of material. (two-ply toilet paper)
- Short for plywood.
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