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

Examples of two-ply in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Patented by the maker in 1907, Fresco is two-ply, 9 oz fabric woven from 100 percent wool to be tight yet porous, ensuring easy air circulation and the ability to bounce back from wrinkles. Eric Twardzik, Robb Report, 12 July 2023 The two-ply, buttery cashmere fabric feels like a cloud enwrapping your body. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 11 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of two-ply was in 1839

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Cite this Entry

“Two-ply.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/two-ply. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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