fold

Part of speech: noun

An embrace.

Part of speech: verb

To lay or bend over upon itself; lap.

Part of speech: verb

To embrace; envelop.

Part of speech: verb

To shut in folds.

Part of speech: verb

To shut up in a fold, as sheep.

Part of speech: noun

One part doubled over another; a plait; ply.

Part of speech: noun

A pen, as for sheep.

Part of speech: noun

A flock of sheep; a church.

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Usage examples "fold":

  1. Dawn looked on them, and longed to gather them all into one fold of love and harmony. - "Dawn", Mrs. Harriet A. Adams.
  2. Fold up your hammock, and clean your room. - "Bred in the Bone", James Payn.
  3. And now it is getting to be night- cap time, Master Jack," said the good woman, beginning to fold up her work, " and I hope you are going to bed, too, like a good young gentleman. - "Hildegarde's Home", Laura E. Richards.