Translation of "ply" - English-French dictionary


verb /plai/

an old word for to work at

exercer (un métier)
He plies his trade as weaver.

to use (a tool etc) vigorously.

manier vigoureusement

to keep supplying

fournir sans arrêt
They plied their guests with drink.


noun /plai/

a thickness, layer or strand, as in three-ply / two-ply wool.

épaisseur, fil
plywood noun, adjective

(of) a material made up of thin layers of wood glued together

a plywood box.

(Translation of “ply” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)