linenfold

[ lin-uh n-fohld ]
/ ˈlɪn ənˌfoʊld /

noun

an ornamental motif resembling folded linen, carved on paneling.

QUIZZES

Fend Off Sciolism With This Word Of The Day Quiz
Are you the Cinderella of this week’s quiz? Test your memory on the words and definitions from March 23–29.
Question 1 of 7
schlep
Also called linen pattern.

Origin of linenfold

First recorded in 1890–95; linen + fold1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for linenfold