Goffer meaning

gŏfər, gôfər
To press ridges or narrow pleats into (a frill, for example).
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An iron used for pressing ridges or narrow pleats.
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Ridges or pleats produced in this manner.
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To pleat, crimp, or flute (cloth, paper, etc.)
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An iron used to goffer cloth, etc.
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The act of pleating or fluting; also, a series of pleats, crimps, or flutes.
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To make wavy; to crimp.
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Origin of goffer

  • French gaufrer to emboss from Old French from gaufre honeycomb, waffle of Germanic origin webh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French gaufrer (‘stamp with patterned tool’), from gaufre (‘honeycomb’).

    From Wiktionary