Definitions of folded

  1. bent over or doubled up so that one part lies on another; " a folded map"; " a folded tophat is collapsed"; " when a bird's wings are brought close to the body they are spoken of as folded"
  2. of Fold
  3. Doubled; laid in plaits.

Usage examples for folded

  1. The note he let lie, half folded upon his knee. – Wolf Breed by Jackson Gregory
  2. This letter Harry folded and directed to " Any English merchant in Mogador." – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid
  3. Her hands were folded the eyes intent upon the distance rather than the immediate faces of men. – Red Fleece by Will Levington Comfort
  4. The latter drew back a little to give him space, and watched him with folded arms. – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  5. He bowed his head, folded his hands, and his lips moved in whispered prayer. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  6. Haines stood in the door with folded arms. – The Untamed by Max Brand
  7. With a smile Mr. Fulton folded the letter and handed it back to Miss Maggie. – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  8. From under her pillow she drew a small folded paper. – The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army by Margaret Vandercook
  9. He folded his arms, and said nothing. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  10. He folded the piece of paper into his pocket once more, and buried his face in his hands for a whole minute. – Philistia by Grant Allen
  11. At home, folded in a beautiful pile, there were all the others. – The Very Small Person by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  12. A small piece of folded paper came from Maggie's pocket. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  13. The boy returned in a moment with a folded scrap of paper. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  14. When Graham received it, he read it over twice, and sighed a little as he folded it up, and put it away. – My Little Lady by Eleanor Frances Poynter
  15. He rested his folded arms heavily on the tall desk. – The House of Toys by Henry Russell Miller
  16. For nearly an hour Lydia stayed perfectly still, the folded paper in her hand. – The Children's Pilgrimage by L. T. Meade
  17. Nan sat down by her mother and folded her hands on her lap. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  18. She sat back in the chair, and folded her arms across her chest, and fell to deep thinking. – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  19. Without a word he turned and silently folded her in his arms. – When Dreams Come True by Ritter Brown
  20. Then I quickly folded them again, without a glance inside. – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk