- three-wattled bellbird,
- three-way bulb,
- threepenny bit,
- threes and eights
Origin of threefold
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Between January 31, 1981, and January 31, 1989, the debt rose to $2.697 trillion—a threefold increase, or $1.763 trillion.
Symbolically speaking, the judge said, the need for an unprecedented sentence for the biggest financial crime ever was threefold.
As a general summary these words of Dr. Parsons will serve:—Diminution of offspring is a threefold gain to a species.Parenthood and Race Culture|Caleb Williams Saleeby
A contrast to Diotrephes is found in Demetrius, with the threefold witness to a life so worthy of imitation.Expositor's Bible: The Epistles of St. John|William Alexander
At present, the members of the Commission perform a threefold function; viz.On the State of Lunacy and the Legal Provision for the Insane|John T. Arlidge
The extant educational system suffers from a threefold inadequacy.The Forerunners|Romain Rolland
And to fulfil this threefold trust, you must not content yourself with seeing pictures in the crystal,—do you understand me?The Caxtons, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton