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  • n. Alternative spelling of crepe.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as crape.
  • n. Any of various crapelike fabrics, whether crinkled or not.
  • n. A small thin pancake.
  • n. Paper with a finely crinkle texture, usually sold in rolls of 2-3 inches width; crepe paper; -- it is usually colored brightly and used for decoration.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Crape.
  • n. a very thin, lustrous dress-silk.
  • To curl; crimp; buckle; put up in curl-papers; frizz: as, to crêpe the hair.
  • Frizzed.

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

  • n. paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations
  • n. small very thin pancake
  • v. cover or drape with crape
  • n. a soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface


Borrowing from French crêpe, from Latin crispus. (Wiktionary)


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