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Definition of "plied" []

  • Past tense and past participle of ply1. (verb)
  • Past tense and past participle of ply2. (verb)

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Use "plied" in a sentence
  • "Originally uploaded by cavalaxis. 50/50 baby camel/merino blend, plied from a center pull ball on my Majacraft Little Gem II."
  • "The creature's long, notched sword plied air with a swift surety that Conan took diligent care to avoid; and yet the vacancies of the shriveled leathern bindings at the strange warrior's elbows and ankles did not appear to contain any form, not even bones."
  • "If you traveled westward till you had crossed the Roman holding called Gaul, you would come to the World Sea of which you had heard fables, and if there you took ship - but craft such as plied the rivers were not big enough - and sailed on and on, you would find the home of the wise and wealthy Mayas ...."