box pleat


Definition of box pleat

: a pleat made by forming two folded edges one facing right and the other left

Examples of box pleat in a Sentence

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First Known Use of box pleat

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Box pleat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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