upfold

[ uhp-fohld ]
/ ʌpˈfoʊld /

verb (used with object)

to fold up or together: Some morning-glories upfold their flowers by noon.

Words nearby upfold

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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