two-ply

adjective
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Definition of two-ply

1 : consisting of two thicknesses
2a : woven with two sets of warp thread and two of filling a two-ply carpet
b : consisting of two strands two-ply yarn

First Known Use of two-ply

1839, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Two-ply.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/two-ply. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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two-ply

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English Language Learners Definition of two-ply

: having two layers of material

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