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Five-fold   /faɪv-foʊld/   Listen
Five-fold

adjective
1.
Having five units or components.  Synonyms: fivefold, quintuple.






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"Five-fold" Quotes from Famous Books



... street a leper sate, 45 Shivering with fever, naked, old; Sand raked his sores from heel to pate, The hot wind fever'd him five-fold. ...
— Matthew Arnold's Sohrab and Rustum and Other Poems • Matthew Arnold

... Bechuanas, and letters were repeatedly sent by the Boers to Sechele, ordering him to come and surrender himself as their vassal, and stop English traders from proceeding into the country. But the discovery of lake Ngami, hereafter to be described, made the traders come in five-fold greater numbers, and Sechele replied, 'I was made an independent chief and placed here by God, and not by you. I was never conquered by Mosilikatze, as those tribes whom you rule over; and the English are my friends; I get everything I wish from them; I cannot hinder them from going where ...
— Native Races and the War • Josephine Elizabeth Butler

... being bad, Christ will desert me.-Answ. Sin is deadly destruction to faith.-A five-fold order observed in ...
— The Works of John Bunyan • John Bunyan

... child! It was quite affecting—and both father and mother, softened in spite of themselves at the loss of that Maria, often would talk over the new-found virtues of their most exemplary son. His character came out now with five-fold lustre when contrasted with his former usual ruggedness: no widow ever had a one sick child more tender, more considerate, more dutiful, than rude ...
— The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper • Martin Farquhar Tupper

... coal, a statute with good old precedents in early English legislation. By this time most of the States had adopted anti-trust statutes. In 1898 we find only one law, that of Ohio, giving the same five-fold definition of the trust that we found above in Alabama, but it adds the somewhat startling statement that "the character of the combination may be established by proof of its general reputation as such," and again it is made criminal to own ...
— Popular Law-making • Frederic Jesup Stimson



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