Multifoil

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Multifoil mŭl"tĭ*foil (Arch) An ornamental foliation consisting of more than five divisions or foils.
    • a Multifoil Having more than five divisions or foils.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • multifoil In architecture, decoration, etc., having more than five foils or arcuate divisions: as, a multifoil arch.
    • n multifoil Multifoil ornament.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Multifoil mul′ti-foil having more than five foils or arcuate divisions
    • n Multifoil multifoil ornament
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Multi-, + foil,

Usage

In literature:

Multifoil cusped arch, invented by the Moors at Cordova in the 10th century.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4" by Various
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