hundredfold

[huhn-drid-fohld]
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adjective

a hundred times as great or as much.
comprising a hundred parts or members.

adverb

in a hundredfold measure.

Nearby words

  1. hundred flowers,
  2. hundred years war,
  3. hundred years' war,
  4. hundred's place,
  5. hundred-percenter,
  6. hundreds and thousands,
  7. hundredth,
  8. hundredweight,
  9. huneker,
  10. huneker, james gibbons

Origin of hundredfold

First recorded in 1125–75, hundredfold is from the Middle English word hundredfald. See hundred, -fold

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Word Origin and History for hundredfold

hundredfold

c.1200, from hundred + -fold.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper