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German translation of “ply”

ply

verb /plai/
an old word for to work at
ausüben
He plies his trade as weaver.
to use (a tool etc) vigorously.
hantieren mit
to keep supplying
nötigen zu
They plied their guests with drink.
(Definition of ply from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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