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sixfold (adj.)

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

updated on April 03, 2014

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Definitions of sixfold from WordNet
1
sixfold (adv.)
by a factor of six;
the population of this town increased sixfold when gold was found in the surrounding hills
Synonyms: six times
2
sixfold (adj.)
having six units or components;
Synonyms: sextuple / six-fold
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