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 for Fold net
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              Mummies . . . shrouded in a number of folds of
              linen.                                --Bacon.
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              Folds are most common in the rocks of mountainous
              regions.                              --J. D. Dana.
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     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.
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     3. That which is folded together, or which infolds or
        envelops; embrace.
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              Shall from your neck unloose his amorous fold.
                                                    --Shak.
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     Fold net, a kind of net used in catching birds.
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