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multi-ply

[muhl-tee-plahy, muhl-tahy-] /ˌmʌl tiˈplaɪ, ˌmʌl taɪ-/
adjective
1.
having or composed of several plies:
a multi-ply fabric.
Origin of multi-ply
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40
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  • It went into the floor, vaporizing the surface and carbonizing the multi-ply wood layer beneath it.

    The Hate Disease William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Word Origin and History for multi-ply
adj.

1950, from multi- + ply (n.).

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