Folding boat
Folding Fold"ing, n. 1. The act of making a fold or folds; also, a fold; a doubling; a plication. [1913 Webster]

The lower foldings of the vest. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

2. (Agric.) The keepig of sheep in inclosures on arable land, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Folding boat}, a portable boat made by stretching canvas, etc., over jointed framework, used in campaigning, and by tourists, etc. --Ham. Nav. Encyc. [1913 Webster]

{Folding chair}, a chair which may be shut up compactly for carriage or stowage; a camp chair.

{Folding door}, one of two or more doors filling a single and hung upon hinges. [1913 Webster]


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