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Dictionary Definition

threefold adj
1 three times as great or many; "a claim for treble (or triple) damages"; "a threefold increase" [syn: treble, triple]
2 having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; "a double (or dual) role for an actor"; "the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson; "every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison [syn: double, dual, twofold, treble] adv : by a factor of three; "our rent increased threefold in the past five years" [syn: three times]

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  1. three times as great
  2. triple


three times as great


  1. by a factor of three


Extensive Definition

Threefold redirects here. For the chess rule, see Threefold repetition.
Threefold is an acoustic rock band based out of Everett, Washington. Ben Ekstedt and Matt Nystrom are the band’s two permanent, full-time members. Ekstedt sings lead vocals while drumming simultaneously. Nystrom provides guitar work and backing vocals along with comic relief.
In February of 2004, Threefold traveled to Nashville, Tennessee to record their second full-length album, Through the Torn Curtain. Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer Mitch Dane produced the album. Guest appearances on the record include Matt Slocum, formerly of Sixpence None the Richer, and Jars of Clay members Stephen Mason and Aaron Sands.
Currently, Threefold is touring the nation in support of their latest record. As of 2005, they have performed in nearly a dozen states and have sold more than 1,500 records in the previous 12 months.
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