centerfolds

centerfold

[sen-ter-fohld]
noun
2.
a gatefold bound into the center of a magazine or book signature.
3.
a photograph of a woman or man in a nude or seminude pose appearing on a magazine centerfold.
4.
the person in such a photograph.

Origin:
1950–55, Americanism; center + fold1

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centerfold
"fold-out center spread of a magazine or newspaper," by 1954, from center + fold. Used especially for illustrations of comely women, hence "woman who poses as a centerfold model" (by 1965).
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