Definitions

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

  • n. A triangular piece of fabric usually set into the hem of a garment to add fullness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A piece of fabric inserted into a garment along a seam or cut to lengthen the free edge, and to make a garment roomier and to add a wavy edge.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See goddet.

Etymologies

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

French, goblet, godet, from Middle Dutch codde, cylindrical piece of wood.

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  • Good godets made homemade bell-bottom pants what they are today.

    February 13, 2011