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Plier



[plahy-er] /ˈplaɪ ər/

noun
1.
pliers, (sometimes used with a singular verb) small pincers with long jaws, for bending wire, holding small objects, etc. (usually used with pair of).
2.
a person or thing that .
/ˈplaɪə/
noun
1.
a person who plies a trade
n.

“one who folds,” 1670s, agent noun from ply (v.).

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