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sixfold

[siks-fohld] /ˈsɪksˌfoʊld/
adjective
1.
having six elements or parts.
2.
six times as great or as much.
adverb
3.
in sixfold measure.
Origin of sixfold
1000
before 1000; Middle English sexfold, Old English sixfeald. See six, -fold
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British Dictionary definitions for sixfold

sixfold

/ˈsɪksˌfəʊld/
adjective
1.
equal to or having six times as many or as much
2.
composed of six parts
adverb
3.
by or up to six times as many or as much
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Word Origin and History for sixfold
adj.

Old English sixfeald; see six + -fold. Cf. Danish sexfold, Dutch zes-voudig; German sechsfältig, Swedish sexfaldig.

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