ply one's wares

Definition of ply one's wares

formal

  1. :  to sell one's goods a street where many artists ply their wares on the sidewalk

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to use or wield diligently

    :  to practice or perform diligently

    :  to keep furnishing or supplying something to

  1. :  one of several layers (as of cloth) usually sewn or laminated together

    :  one of the strands in a yarn

    :  one of the veneer sheets forming plywood

  1. :  to twist together

wareplay wares
  1. :  aware, conscious

    :  wary, vigilant

  1. :  to beware of :  avoid

  1. :  manufactured articles, products of art or craft, or farm produce :  goods

    :  an article of merchandise

    :  articles (such as pottery or dishes) of fired clay

  1. :  spend, expend


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