(also gauffer /ˈɡôfər, ˈɡäf-/)
verb[with object] (usually as adjective goffered)
1Treat (a lace edge or frill) with heated irons in order to crimp or flute it: a goffered frill
More example sentences
- After the washing came the drying and then ironing, goffering, and crimping before the laundry process was complete.
- Tumans could be goffered or pleated and were decorated with pompons made from color silk or gold threads.
- The body of the robe was of zero velvet, goffered, with a square pelerine of solferino poil de chevre amidships.
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