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plissť a puckered, crinkled texture in cotton or nylon that is created by treating the fabric with a caustic soda solution. [2 definitions]
PLO abbreviation of "Palestine Liberation Organization."
plod to move slowly or heavily, as if with weariness or reluctance; trudge. [5 definitions]
plop to drop heavily or forcefully. [5 definitions]
plosive in phonetics, produced by the complete stoppage, then sudden forceful release of the breath, such as the sounds of the consonants "p," "b," and "t". [2 definitions]
plot1 the story line or sequence of events in a novel, play, or the like. [6 definitions]
plot2 a small piece of land, esp. one used for a specific purpose. [2 definitions]
plotter one who schemes or conspires with others. [2 definitions]
plough a heavy farm tool that has a wide blade and is pulled by a tractor or strong animal. Ploughs are used for turning over and cutting through soil.
ploughman (chiefly British) variant of plowman.
plover any of various shorebirds that have a rounded body, short tail, and short bill.
plow a heavy farm tool that has a broad blade, is drawn by a tractor or animals, and is used for turning and cultivating the soil. [11 definitions]
plowable combined form of plow.
plowboy one who leads a team of draft animals pulling a plow. [2 definitions]
plowman a man who operates a plow. [2 definitions]
plowshare the cutting blade of a plow.
ploy a stratagem or maneuver used to gain advantage.
pluck to take hold of with the fingers and pull off or out; pick. [8 definitions]
plucky spirited and courageous in the face of difficulty.
plug an object made of cork, rubber, wood, or the like used to block an opening. [10 definitions]
plug-compatible of or designating computer equipment that can be linked with that of another manufacturer without electrical adapters.