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A double pleat having two upper folds facing in opposite directions and two under folds pressed toward each other.
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(Clothing & Fashion) a flat double pleat made by folding under the fabric on either side of it
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a double pleat, with the material folded under at each side.
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|Noun||1.||box pleat - a flat double pleat made by folding under the fabric on either side of it|
pleat, plait - any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape
skirt - a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
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