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fold

noun [C] (SHELTER)    /fəʊld/ US  /foʊld/
a small area of a field surrounded by a fence where sheep can be put for shelter for the nightAnimal Dwellings - man-madeAnimal dwellings - natural the fold your home or an organization where you feel you belong: Her children are all away at college now, but they always return to the fold in the holidays.Home
(Definition of fold noun (SHELTER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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