Manifold writing
Manifold Man"i*fold, a. [AS. manigfeald. See {Many}, and {Fold}.] 1. Various in kind or quality; many in number; numerous; multiplied; complicated. [1913 Webster]

O Lord, how manifold are thy works! --Ps. civ. 24. [1913 Webster]

I know your manifold transgressions. --Amos v. 12. [1913 Webster]

2. Exhibited at divers times or in various ways; -- used to qualify nouns in the singular number. ``The manifold wisdom of God.'' --Eph. iii. 10. ``The manifold grace of God.'' --1 Pet. iv. 10. [1913 Webster]

{Manifold writing}, a process or method by which several copies, as of a letter, are simultaneously made, sheets of coloring paper being infolded with thin sheets of plain paper upon which the marks made by a stylus or a type-writer are transferred; writing several copies of a document at once by use of carbon paper or the like. [1913 Webster]


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  • Manifold — Man i*fold, a. [AS. manigfeald. See {Many}, and {Fold}.] 1. Various in kind or quality; many in number; numerous; multiplied; complicated. [1913 Webster] O Lord, how manifold are thy works! Ps. civ. 24. [1913 Webster] I know your manifold… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manifold — Man i*fold, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Manifolded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Manifolding}.] To take copies of by the process of manifold writing; as, to manifold a letter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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