Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete form of fold.
  • n. An obsolete form of fold.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A fald-stool ran along the front of the window which, with an additional lattice of gilt and carved wood, separated the room from the church.

    Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 11, No. 26, May, 1873

  • Than the scheiphirdis vyf said: my veil belouit hisband, i pray the to desist fra that tideus melancolic orison, quhilk surpassis thy ingyne, be rason that it is nocht thy facultee to disput in ane profund mater, the quhilk thy capacite can nocht comprehend. ther for, i thynk it best that ve recreat our selfis vytht ioyus comonyng quhil on to the tyme that ve return to the scheip fald vytht our flokkis.

    Epic and Romance Essays on Medieval Literature

  • Þo þe er doð eni God for habben godes are. al he hit scal finden eft þer ⁊ hundred fald mare.

    Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250 Part I: Texts

  • Det synes snarest, som om Frode er falden i kampen (flere forskere opfatter stedet således); i hvert fald tillader sammenhængen næppe, at

    The Relation of the Hrolfs Saga Kraka and the Bjarkarimur to Beowulf A Contribution To The History Of Saga Development In England And The Scandinavian Countries

  • The Archbishop faced round upon his knees; he had taken off the jewel from before his breast, and, with his chain of Chaplain of the George, it dangled across the corner of the fald-stool.

    The Fifth Queen Crowned

  • A sort of dizziness came over me, and I felt as though a big black curtain had dropped in front of my eyes, I thought I heard Sister Marie-Aimée's voice asking "Are you ill," and I seemed to know that she went with me as far as my fald-stool, and that she put my taper into my hand and said, "Hold it tight."

    Marie Claire

  • The old man leaned over his fald-stool, mumbling and weeping, even crying out now and again in love and devotion, as, like Simeon, he saw his Salvation.

    Lord of the World

  • The second group, representing Saint Anna receiving from an unseen angel an order to go to meet Joachim at the Golden Gate, was a marvel of grace and subtle observation; the saint stood listening attentive in front of her fald-stool, by which lay a little dog; and a waiting-maid, seen in profile, carrying an empty pitcher, smiled with a knowing air and a wink in her eye.

    The Cathedral

  • But in the chapel she found the Lady Violante on her knees on the fald - stool before the altar.

    A Siren

  • Allerede tre måneder efter Talebans fald blev jagten på Osama bin Laden og hans kumpaner drastisk neddroslet, og på trods af at det siden lykkedes adskillige journalister at komme i nærkontakt med den langskæggede hulemand, så kunne verdens stærkeste militærstyrker og CIA ikke fange ham.

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