- having six elements or parts.
- six times as great or as much.
- in sixfold measure.
Origin of sixfold
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Examples from the Web for sixfold
The principal axis of symmetry is sixfold by a combination of rotation and reflection.Geology
William J. Miller
These parallel texts were known by the name of the Hexapla (sixfold).History of the Jews, Vol. II (of 6)
It is rather a prayer to the Virgin, ending with a sixfold Amen.Historical View of the Languages and Literature of the Slavic Nations
Therese Albertine Louise von Jacob Robinson
Purification is treated at great length in the later treatises on Haṭha-yoga under the name of Shaṭ-karma or sixfold work.Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)
And he was not mistaken; sixfold, wet and heavy, his big kerchief that he had left in the hut lay upon his head.Moni the Goat Boy and Other Stories
- equal to or having six times as many or as much
- composed of six parts
- by or up to six times as many or as much
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Word Origin and History for sixfold
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