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infold1

[in-fohld]
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verb (used with object)
  1. enfold.
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infold2

[in-fohld]
verb (used with or without object)
  1. to invaginate(def 2–4).
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Origin of infold2

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Examples from the Web for infold

Historical Examples

  • They fold and infold as though they would shield the lake bereft of trees, as though they would shut out the world.

    The Spell of Scotland

    Keith Clark

  • The poet must hasten on, he must infold and bind together, he must be direct and synthetic in every act.

    Whitman

    John Burroughs

  • She stood looking down on his bowed head with a tenderness that seemed to infold him as with a mantle.

    Helmet of Navarre

    Bertha Runkle

  • Beat the mixture to infold oxygen, and then put in one-quarter cake of yeast plants.

  • A sweet spell of rest, of thankfulness, of quiet heart-satisfaction, seemed to infold her.

    Averil

    Rosa Nouchette Carey


British Dictionary definitions for infold

infold

verb
  1. a variant spelling of enfold
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Derived Formsinfolder, nouninfoldment, noun
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