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multifoil Line breaks: multi|foil
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌltɪfɔɪl/

Definition of multifoil in English:


An ornament consisting of more than five foils.
Example sentences
  • The central arch at Ajmer is straighter - Tudor Gothic - and the side arches are multifoil and cusped, a common feature in other Islamic work outside India.
  • The 1897 building, with its multifoils and festoons, replaced another that stood at this site.
  • All the panels depict multifoil arches with finials.
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