Examples and usage
To better understand the meaning of FOIL, certain examples of its usage are presented.Examples from famous English prose on the use of the word FOIL
"The crate upon which i sit contains 2,000 napoleons packed between layers of lead foil"
- The word/phrase 'foil' was used by 'Sir Arthur Conan Doyle' in 'The complete sherlock holmes'.
"Those dark, purple-faced people are an excellent foil"
- 'George Eliot' has used the foil in the novel Middlemarch.
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Usage of "FOIL": Examples from famous English Poetry
"Nor in the glistering foil"
- This term foil was used by John Milton in the Poem Lycidas.