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fold over

To crease something so that one part of it is positioned on top of another part. A noun or pronoun can be used between "fold" and "over." Hey, fold over the blanket so I can climb into bed with you.
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fold something over

to double something over on itself; to make a fold in something. I folded the paper over twice to make something I could fan myself with. Fold over each sheet, and then place it on the stack.
See also: fold, over
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
On a throne hung with clouds sat the Frost-King; a crown of crystals bound his white locks, and a dark mantle wrought with delicate frost-work was folded over his cold breast.
You shall live in peace, and spin your delicate threads into a mantle for the stern King; and I will weave golden threads amid the gray, that when folded over his cold heart gentle thoughts may enter in and make it their home.