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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deploy  \De*ploy"\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Deployed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Deploying}.]  [F.  d['e]ployer;  pref.  d['e]?  =  d['e]s 
  (L.  dis)  +  ployer,  equiv.  to  plier  to  fold,  fr  L.  plicare 
  See  {Ply},  and  cf  {Display}.]  (Mil.) 
  To  open  out  to  unfold;  to  spread  out  (a  body  of  troops)  in 
  such  a  way  that  they  shall  display  a  wider  front  and  less 
  depth;  --  the  reverse  of  ploy;  as  to  deploy  a  column  of 
  troops  into  line  of  battle. 




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