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linenfold

[lin-uh n-fohld] /ˈlɪn ənˌfoʊld/
noun
1.
an ornamental motif resembling folded, linen, carved on paneling.
Also called linen pattern.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; linen + fold1
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