Ploy n. Sport; frolic. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
Ploy, v. i. Mil. To form a column from a line of troops on some designated subdivision; -- the opposite of deploy.
n 1: an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the
speaker [syn: gambit]
2: a maneuver in a game or conversation [syn: gambit, stratagem]