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fanfold

[ fan-fohld ]
/ ˈfænˌfoʊld /
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noun

a pad or tablet of invoices, bills, blank sheets, etc., interleaved with carbon paper for making a copy or copies of the writing or typing on the uppermost leaf.

adjective

(of a pad or tablet of invoices, bills, blank sheets, etc.) made up in such a form.
pertaining to continuous-form paper, folded like a fan or accordion so that it will stack.

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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of fanfold

First recorded in 1940–45; fan1 + fold1
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