ply (v.) Old form(s): plyes
keep on at, press, urge
3H6 III.ii.50[Richard aside to George, of Edward and Lady Grey] He plies her hard
AYL III.v.76[Rosalind as Ganymede to Silvius, of Phebe] Shepherd, ply her hard
Tit IV.i.15[Marcus to Young Lucius, of Lavinia] Canst thou not guess wherefore she plies thee thus?
Tit V.ii.80[Tamora to Chiron and Demetrius, of Titus] here he comes, and I must ply my theme
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2018 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL