from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A puckered finish given to fabric by treating it with a caustic soda.
- noun Fabric having such a finish.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Gathered or shirred: said of dress-goods, etc.
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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