Definition of Plyers

1. Noun. A gripping hand tool with two hinged arms and (usually) serrated jaws.

Exact synonyms: Pair Of Pliers, Pliers
Generic synonyms: Compound Lever, Hand Tool
Terms within: Jaw
Specialized synonyms: Locking Pliers, Needlenose Pliers, Pump-type Pliers, Rib Joint Pliers, Slip-joint Pliers
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Plyers

1. Noun. (plural of plyer) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plyers

1. plyer [n] - See also: plyer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Plyers

pluviameters
pluviametrical
pluvian
pluvians
pluviograph
pluviographs
pluviometer
pluviometers
pluviometrical
pluvious
ply
plyboard
plycount
plycounts
plyer
plyers (current term)
plyg
plygain
plygains
plyght
plyghted
plyghting
plyghts
plygs
plying
plyingly
plymouth brethren
plynth
plyometric
plyometrics

Literary usage of Plyers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. England and the English in the Eighteenth Century: Chapters in the Social by William Connor Sydney (1891)
"History of the Fleet registers—Origin of the Fleet marriages—The shameful practices of parsons and plyers—Description of the ceremony attendant upon a Fleet ..."

2. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"The inner square is traversed with a cross, which serves for a counterpoise ; and the chains which hang from the extremities of the plyers, to lift up or ..."

3. The Mechanic's Companion: Or, The Elements and Practice of Carpentry by Peter Nicholson (1831)
"... successively to the file which is used by tie right. The square nosed hand-vice is seldom used, but in filing small globulous work. §7. THE plyers ..."

4. Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the Progress edited by William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington (1826)
"13, are the plyers with the machinery connected as described in fig. 10, with the addition of two levers to assist in removing the plyers. Fig. ..."

5. England and the English in the Eighteenth Century: Chapters in the Social by William Connor Sydney (1891)
"History of the Fleet registers—Origin of the Fleet marriages—The shameful practices of parsons and plyers—Description of the ceremony attendant upon a Fleet ..."

6. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"The inner square is traversed with a cross, which serves for a counterpoise ; and the chains which hang from the extremities of the plyers, to lift up or ..."

7. The Mechanic's Companion: Or, The Elements and Practice of Carpentry by Peter Nicholson (1831)
"... successively to the file which is used by tie right. The square nosed hand-vice is seldom used, but in filing small globulous work. §7. THE plyers ..."

8. Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the Progress edited by William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington (1826)
"13, are the plyers with the machinery connected as described in fig. 10, with the addition of two levers to assist in removing the plyers. Fig. ..."

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