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A form or shape produced by the gentle draping of a loose, full garment or piece of cloth
“The folds of Mary's garments are beautifully painted, so is the poise of her head, and all the details of the picture except the figure of the child.”
A group or community, especially when perceived as having shared aims and values
“South Africa's readmission into the African fold has given Chicco fresh sources of inspiration.”
A group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially
“… ready to welcome their old Liberal friend back into the fold.”
A pen or enclosure in a field where livestock, especially sheep, can be kept
To lay one part over or against another part of
“With the spatula, fold one side over the strip of cheese.”
Encase, enclose
“Irene finally found the concern that she was looking for when Griffin folded her into a hug.”
To be unsuccessful
“… the business folded after just two months.”
To stir gently, with a folding action
“Using a large metal spoon, fold the egg white into the batter.”
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