- v. present participle of gauffer.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A mode of plaiting or fluting.
“The style of gauffering is still the same as is seen in the muslin caps of so many Dutch pictures of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, especially in those of Frans Hals.”
“After the edges have been gilt they may be decorated by tooling, called "gauffering.”
“Elizabeth glanced back into the kitchen where her aunt was sewing, and her two cousins gauffering the large ruffs which both men and women then wore.”
“Crimping — and gauffering-machines are used for a kind of plaiting where much regularity is required, the articles being passed through two iron rollers fluted so as to represent the kind of plait or fold required.”
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