Plyer
Plyer Ply"er, n. One who, or that which, plies; specifically: (a) pl. A kind of balance used in raising and letting down a drawbridge. It consists of timbers joined in the form of a St. Andrew's cross. (b) pl. See {Pliers}. [1913 Webster]

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