Definition of Protective fold

1. Noun. A flap of tissue that protects what it covers.

Specialized synonyms: Eyelid, Lid, Palpebra, Nictitating Membrane, Third Eyelid
Generic synonyms: Flap



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protective Fold

protecting group
protectingly
protection
protection course
protectionism
protectionisms
protectionist
protectionists
protections
protective
protective(p)
protective coloration
protective cover
protective covering
protective embankment
protective fold (current term)
protective garment
protective tariff
protectively
protectiveness
protectivity
protector
protectoral
protectorate
protectorates
protectorial
protectories
protectorless
protectors
protectorship

Literary usage of Protective fold

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1. Birmingham Medical Review (1899)
"... and yet other diseases are gradually being brought into the protective fold. The value of protective vaccines in epidemics in this, as well as in other ..."

2. Strikers, Communists, Tramps and Detectives by Allan Pinkerton (1878)
"... wi]l retire to the outer court, and see if there are any strangers seeking admission to our protective fold." The Messenger retires to the outer court. ..."

3. Strikers, Communists, Tramps and Detectives by Allan Pinkerton (1878)
"The Messenger will retire to the outer court, and see if there are any strangers seeking admission to our protective fold." The Messenger retires to the ..."

4. Capital (1888)
"... aid about LIC's achievements; of ts growth over the years since it ame into being, to bring under ts protective fold an increasing lumber of families; ..."

5. Labor in Europe and America by Samuel Gompers (1910)
"protective fold of the trade-union movement. The time will surely come when, as is already the case in certain English systems of restaurants, ..."

6. Labor in Europe and America by Samuel Gompers (1910)
"protective fold of the trade-union movement. The time will surely come when, as is already the case in certain English systems of restaurants, ..."

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