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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Variant of goffer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To plait, crimp, or flute; to goffer, as lace.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To plait, crimp, or flute; to goffer, as lace. See goffer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as goffer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make wavy with a heated goffering iron
  • n. an ornamental frill made by pressing pleats
  • n. an iron used to press pleats and ridges

Etymologies

French gaufrer to figure cloth, velvet, and other stuffs, from gaufre honeycomb, waffle; of German origin. See waffle, wafer, and compare goffer, gopher an animal. (Wiktionary)

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