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.

Nearby words

  1. updraft,
  2. updraught,
  3. updrift,
  4. upend,
  5. upf,
  6. upfront,
  7. upgather,
  8. upgrade,
  9. upgrowth,
  10. upham

Origin of upfold

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

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Examples from the Web for upfold

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

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