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English definition of “ply”

ply

verb [I + adv/prep, T] (TRAVEL)    /plaɪ/ old-fashioned
When a boat , train , bus , etc. plies a particular route , it makes that journey regularly : High-speed trains regularly ply between Paris and Lyons. This airline has been plying the transatlantic route for many years .Travelling
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