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folding door

noun
1.
a door with hinged sections that can be folded flat against one another when opened.
Origin of folding door
1605-1615
1605-15
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  • Properly speaking, the door was not a folding door; it was a sliding door.

    The House Eugene Field
  • She pushed open a folding door leading into what had been her parlor.

    Wayside Courtships Hamlin Garland
  • Her valet stood at the door, receiving her with a profound bow, while opening the folding door.

  • After the first number had been played the folding door which had been closed was quietly slid back by a unanimous request.

    Sixty Years of California Song Margaret Blake-Alverson
  • He sped noiselessly to the folding door and forced one back, revealing Officer Murphy.

    Officer 666 Barton W. Currie
  • They took a peek through the folding door into the stable where stood the haughty horses.

    The Adventures of Bobby Orde Stewart Edward White
  • The two leaves of the folding door were thrown open, and Barbara, supported by two ladies, entered weeping.

  • Mr. Jeffries, once more looking as if he needed a niche and a plinth, was standing in his original place, by the folding door.

    The Story of Louie Oliver Onions
  • She even jumped a little when somebody on the other side of the folding door allowed a pen to fall to the floor.

    The Story of Louie Oliver Onions
  • The folding door is opened, and you behold an office as plain in appearance as the one just described.

British Dictionary definitions for folding door

folding door

noun
1.
a door in the form of two or more vertical hinged leaves that can be folded one against another
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