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

  • n. A puckered finish given to fabric by treating it with a caustic soda.
  • n. Fabric having such a finish.

Etymologies

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

French, from past participle of plisser, to pleat, from Old French, from pli, fold, from plier, to fold, from Latin plicāre; see plek- in Indo-European roots.

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