Part of speech: adjective

Quadruple; in quadrupled measure.

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Usage examples "fourfold":

  1. The mode of ascertaining those laws neither is, nor can be, any other than the fourfold method of experimental inquiry, already discussed. - "A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2)", John Stuart Mill.
  2. By proving that fourfold oppression, we have also furnished the proof that the prophecy of the outpouring of the Spirit has a comprehensive character. - "Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1", Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg.
  3. These three strongholds directly connected with the inland river are Wallingford, Reading and Windsor, and of the three Wallingford and Windsor were more directly military: the last, Reading, appears to have been but an adjunct to a large and civil population; the fourfold quality of Reading in the history of the Thames, as a civil settlement, as a religious centre, as a stronghold, and as one of the very few examples of modern industrial development in the valley, will be considered later. - "The Historic Thames", Hilaire Belloc.