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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Gauffer \Gauf"fer\, v. t. [F. gaufrer to figure cloth, velvet,
and other stuffs, fr. gaufre honeycomb, waffle; of German
origin. See Waffle, Wafer, and cf. Goffer, Gopher an
To plait, crimp, or flute; to goffer, as lace. See Goffer.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: an iron used to press pleats and ridges [syn: goffer,
gauffer, goffering iron, gauffering iron]
2: an ornamental frill made by pressing pleats [syn: goffer,
v 1: make wavy with a heated goffering iron; "goffer the trim of
the dress" [syn: gauffer, goffer]
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