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  • A deep flounce of gauffred real lace goes round the neck, while round the face there is a ruche or frill, also very finely gauffred.

    Dutch Life in Town and Country

  • Bound in oak boards covered with stamped leather, brass corners and bosses, gilt gauffred edges.

    Catalogue of the William Loring Andrews Collection of Early Books in the Library of Yale University

  • I would rather almost that the French should come and devour us all, than see my father, whenever we do see him, once in a month, say, gauffred like this — as their laundresses do it — and getting reduced to the Classical shape, so that I can put one arm round him.”

    Springhaven

  • I would rather almost that the French should come and devour us all, than see my father, whenever we do see him, once in a month, say, gauffred like this -- as their laundresses do it -- and getting reduced to the Classical shape, so that I can put one arm round him. "

    Springhaven : a Tale of the Great War

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  • Part of me expected a bobbing chambermaid with gauffred mob-cap and an apron tied in the middle of her arching back with a floppy double bow.

    — Julian Barnes, 1996, 'Gnossienne', in Cross Channel

    July 10, 2008