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upfold

[ uhp-fohld ]
/ ʌpˈfoʊld /
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verb (used with object)
to fold up or together: Some morning-glories upfold their flowers by noon.
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Origin of upfold

First recorded in 1300–50, upfold is from the Middle English word upfolden.See up-, fold1
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How to use upfold in a sentence

  • It was a sorrowful day at the Upfold Farm in spite of the children's unconscious mirthfulness.

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