- a unit of stage scenery consisting of three flats hinged together.
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Examples from the Web for three-fold
In 2011, hospitals reported more than 500,000 emergency room visits related to opioids, a three-fold jump since 2004.The Heroin Hearing That Wasn’t
April 30, 2014
That year, the Justice Department recorded 349 homicides in South Florida, a three-fold increase in just two years.Griselda Blanco: The Gunned-Down Godmother
September 5, 2012
All versions of health insurance reform before Congress would offer a three-fold fix to this.Who Needs a Public Option?
August 17, 2009
They had more than obeyed their father's injunction "not to fall out by the way, for a three-fold cord is not quickly broken."
This, in reality, is but one question, with a three-fold expression.Church Reform
All blocks are single, double, or three-fold, according to the number of sheaves in them.The Seaman's Friend
Richard Henry Dana
The warfare waged by them is three-fold: psychological, economic, and military.East-West Trade Trends
Harold E. Stassen
Oh how,—with three-fold toil, should I revive by the side of my beloved Gabriella!The Wanderer (Volume 3 of 5)