Folded in a sentence

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Definition of Folded

  • made compact by bending or doubling over.

How to use folded in a sentence. Folded pronunciation.

They folded their arms and waited like statues.
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She shook her head slowly, and her hands folded on her breast.
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So she handed me the half sheet of paper, with the money folded inside.
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It was now ten minutes to twelve o'clock, and still there was no appearance of a change; but he stood on the deck, waiting upon the Lord, when, in a few minutes, the mist seemed to be folded up and rolled away as by an omnipotent and invisible hand; the sun shown clearly from the blue vault of heaven, and there stood the man of prayer with the quadrant in his hand, but so awe-struck did he feel, and so "dreadful" was that place, that he could scarcely take advantage of the answer to his prayer.
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When I took leave, she slipped into my vest pocket a little folded paper, which she told me to give to my wife.
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I remained outside seated by the door; and soon no one remained in the dining-room except one of the prefects of the palace, who walked up and down with folded arms, foreseeing, as well as I, terrible events.
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The letter, folded and rolled, she carried in her hand.
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Within the paper she folded a five-pound note, and placed both in an envelope, which she addressed to Lionel Tarrant, Esq., at his lodgings in Westminster.
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More sure than ever of success, after a moment he took from his pocket a folded letter.
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After the boat had passed, Harriet sat perfectly still, arms folded, a quiet smile on her face.
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Success is like a lovely woman, wooed by many men, but folded in the arms of him alone who, free from over-zeal, firmly persists and calmly perseveres.
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He folded the piece of carpet and laid it over the grapevine.
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Janet tried to hold Trouble in her arms, but he slipped from her lap, just as she slipped off the piece of carpet which Ted had folded for the seat of the swing.
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A blanket was thrown across the withes and folded over on them.
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When this piece of work was over, Miss Matilda folded down the pink calico, and marked out two long seams to be run and felled.
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Constantine, so-called the Great, had there exhibited his "Frankish sports," the "magnificent spectacle," the "famous punishments," as his flattering court-historians called them: thousands of Frank prisoners, many of them of noble, and even of royal blood, torn to pieces by wild beasts, while they stood fearless, smiling with folded arms; and when the wild beasts were gorged, and slew no more, weapons were put into the hands of the survivors, and they were bidden to fight to the death for the amusement of their Roman lords.
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Cronshaw was lying on his back, with his eyes closed and his hands folded piously across his chest.
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I drank deep, and then leaned back against the wall; it appeared as if a vapour was stealing up into my brain, gentle and benign, soothing and stilling the horror and the fear; higher and higher it mounted, and I felt nearly overcome; but the sensation was delicious, compared with that I had lately experienced, and now I felt myself nodding; and, bending down, I laid my head on the table on my folded hands.
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The landlord was seated on a bench by a table in the common room, which was entirely empty; he was neither smoking nor drinking, but sat with his arms folded, and his head hanging down over his breast.
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So I determined not to follow Isopel Berners; I took her lock of hair, and looked at it, then put it in her letter, which I folded up and carefully stowed away, resolved to keep both for ever, but I determined not to follow her.
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Examples of Folded

Example #1
David made no sign of discomposure, but said slowly: "Dost thou think I did not know my danger, Eminence?
Example #2
As if by magic fifty black slaves appeared, armed with daggers.
Example #3
There was an instant's stillness, then Kaid added with a voice of grief: "Peace be upon thee, Zaida.
Example #4
Her eyes were closed, but her head was high.
Example #5
My sister laughingly said she would read my letter, and suiting the action to the word, opened the envelope.
Example #6
I began to undo the package, eager to scan their welcome pages.