three-ply

[ three-plahy ]
/ ˈθriˈplaɪ /

adjective

consisting of three thicknesses, laminations, strands, or the like.

Origin of three-ply

First recorded in 1865–70
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British Dictionary definitions for three-ply

three-ply


adjective

having three layers or thicknesses
  1. (of knitting wool, etc) three-stranded
  2. (as noun)the sweater was knitted in three-ply
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