[ seks-foil ]
/ ˈsɛksˌfɔɪl /
a round ornament consisting of six lobes divided by cusps.
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Origin of sexfoil
1680–90; sex- + -foil, as in trefoil
Words nearby sexfoil
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Example sentences from the Web for sexfoil
A very good flagon, richly chased all over, sexfoil in section, and with a particularly good spout and handle.Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain|George Edmund Street
The pulpit is sexfoil in plan; one side is open, and one has a large cross carved upon it.The Shores of the Adriatic|F. Hamilton Jackson