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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mechanism that automatically folds printed sheets. Such machines have sometimes attachments for cutting, insetting, covering, and pasting.
  • n. A pressing and shaping machine for forming hollow ware from sheet-metal.
  • n. A machine, or a hand-tool, for turning over and folding under the edges of vamps or other parts of a shoe; a vamp-folding machine.


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