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sexfoil

[seks-foil]
noun
  1. a round ornament consisting of six lobes divided by cusps.
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Origin of sexfoil

1680–90; sex- + -foil, as in trefoil
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Historical Examples

  • 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

  • A very good flagon, richly chased all over, sexfoil in section, and with a particularly good spout and handle.