box pleat


noun

a double pleat, with the material folded under at each side.

Origin of box pleat

First recorded in 1880–85
Also called box plait.
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British Dictionary definitions for box pleat

box pleat

noun

a flat double pleat made by folding under the fabric on either side of it
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