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two–ply

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adjective \-ˈplī\

Simple Definition of two–ply

  • : having two layers of material

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of two–ply

  1. 1 :  consisting of two thicknesses

  2. 2a :  woven with two sets of warp thread and two of filling <a two–ply carpet>b :  consisting of two strands <two–ply yarn>

1839

First Known Use of two–ply

1839

Rhymes with two–ply

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