goffer

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Verb[edit]

goffer (third-person singular simple present goffers, present participle goffering, simple past and past participle goffered)

  1. To make wavy; to crimp.
    • 1985, John Fowles, A Maggot,
      On the back of a chair beside the bed sits perched above the discarded chip hat something apparently precious and taken from the opened bundle on the floor: a flat white cambric hat, its fronts and sides goffered into little flutes.

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