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Pliable
Pliableness
pliably
Pliancy
Pliant
pliantly
Pliantness
Plica
plica vocalis
Plicate
Plicated
Plicately
Plicatoperipatus
Plicatoperipatus jamaicensis
Plicature
Plicidentine
Plictolophus or Cacatua cristatus
Plied
plier
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Pliform
Plight
Plighted

Plication definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PLICA'TION, n. [from L. plico.] A folding or fold.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an angular or rounded shape made by folding; "a fold in the napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow" [syn: fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bend]
2: the act of folding in parallel folds [syn: plication, pleating]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 14th century 1. the act or process of folding ; the state of being folded 2. fold

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 the act of folding. 2 a fold; a folded condition. Etymology: ME f. med.L plicatio or L plicare fold, after complication

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Plication Pli*ca"tion, n. A folding or fold; a plait. --Richardson.



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