Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a thin, durable, slightly crinkled fabric, used for women's dresses, blouses, etc.
also georgette crepe
Origin: after Georgette de la Plante, Parisian modiste
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A sheer, strong silk or silklike clothing fabric with a dull, creped surface.
Origin: Originally a trademark.