n. (often attrib.) a carved or moulded ornament representing a fold or scroll of linen (linenfold panelling).

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  • lin|en|fold — «LIHN uhn FOHLD», adjective, noun. –adj. of or forming a linen scroll: »a linenfold carving. The walls are lined with linenfold panelling (Manchester Guardian Weekly). –n. a linen scroll …   Useful english dictionary

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