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fold net Explained

Fold net at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Fold \Fold\, n. [From {Fold}, v. In sense 2 AS. -feald, akin to
fealdan to fold.]
1. A doubling,esp. of any flexible substance; a part laid
over on another part; a plait; a plication.

Mummies . . . shrouded in a number of folds of
linen. --Bacon.

Folds are most common in the rocks of mountainous
regions. --J. D. Dana.

2. Times or repetitions; -- used with numerals, chiefly in
composition, to denote multiplication or increase in a
geometrical ratio, the doubling, tripling, etc., of
anything; as, fourfold, four times, increased in a
quadruple ratio, multiplied by four.

3. That which is folded together, or which infolds or
envelops; embrace.

Shall from your neck unloose his amorous fold.
--Shak.

{Fold net}, a kind of net used in catching birds.