eightfold

[eyt-fohld]
adverb
  1. in eightfold measure.

Origin of eightfold

First recorded in 1550–60; eight + -fold
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eightfold

adjective
  1. equal to or having eight times as many or as much
  2. composed of eight parts
adverb
  1. by or up to eight times as much
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