Origin of three-ply
Examples from the Web for three-ply
All wood should be planed, and in cases other than three-ply should be of stout wood, not less than 5⁄8 inch in thickness.The Preparation of Plantation Rubber|Sidney Morgan
Reynolds's three-ply and four-ply bristol board affords a satisfactory surface for brush and pencil drawings.
Draw on cardboard or three-ply wood and cut out the head and body of the clown as in Fig. 403.
The roof was covered with three-ply mats and lapped over a little more than half, as shown diagrammatically on the drawing.
Animals with movable limbs can also be cut from three-ply wood (see Part II) or cardboard.
British Dictionary definitions for three-ply
- (of knitting wool, etc) three-stranded
- (as noun)the sweater was knitted in three-ply