Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that folds or is folded, such as a booklet or pamphlet made of one or more folded sheets of paper.
  • n. A flexible cover folded in the center and used as a holder for loose paper: a file folder; a hanging folder.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An organizer that papers are kept in, usually with an index tab, to be stored as a single unit in a filing cabinet.
  • n. A virtual container in a computer's file system, in which files and other folders may be stored. The files and subfolders in a folder are usually related.
  • n. A machine or person who folds things.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, folds; esp., a flat, knifelike instrument used for folding paper.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which folds; specifically, a flat knife-like instrument, frequently of bone or ivory, used in folding paper.
  • n. A circular, time-table, map, or other printed paper folded in such a way that it may be spread out in one sheet.
  • n. In entomology, one of many insects which fold leaves: as, the grape-leaf folder. See Desmia and leaf-folder.
  • n. An attachment to a sewing-machine for bending and folding the fabric previous to sewing. It is made in a great variety of forms to produce the different plaits, folds, and bands used in garment-making and in decorative sewing.
  • n. In sheet-metal work, a hand-power machine for folding over the edges of sheet-metal plates to form a lock, turning the edges of small tinware and roofing-plates, etc.: a tin-folding machine.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small book usually having a paper cover
  • n. covering that is folded over to protect the contents

Etymologies

to fold + -er (Wiktionary)

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