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linenfold

[ lin-uhn-fohld ]
/ ˈlɪn ənˌfoʊld /
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noun
an ornamental motif resembling folded linen, carved on paneling.
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Also called linen pattern.

Origin of linenfold

First recorded in 1890–95; linen + fold1
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