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folding door

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  1. a door with hinged sections that can be folded flat against one another when opened.
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Origin of folding door

First recorded in 1605–15
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Historical Examples of folding door

  • At last a folding-door was thrown open; they rushed pell-mell into a salon.

    Napoleon the Little

    Victor Hugo

  • Suddenly the office servant, in the town livery, opened a folding-door.


    Honore de Balzac

  • The sudden opening of the folding-door interrupted her flow of talk.

  • At length Mrs. Arras rose, and opening a folding-door, beckoned me into the adjoining room.

    Wild Western Scenes

    John Beauchamp Jones

  • A folding-door lay open before them into a large chamber, littered with boxes, trunks, and travelling gear of all kinds.

British Dictionary definitions for folding door

folding door

  1. a door in the form of two or more vertical hinged leaves that can be folded one against another
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