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Georgette1

[jawr-jet] /dʒɔrˈdʒɛt/
noun
1.
a sheer silk or rayon crepe of dull texture.
Also called Georgette crepe.
Origin of Georgette1
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15; formerly a trademark

Georgette2

[jawr-jet, jawr-jet] /dʒɔrˈdʒɛt, ˈdʒɔr dʒɛt/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Georgia.
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  • This when she was helping Cora cut out the Georgette negligee.

    Gigolo Edna Ferber
  • The valet and the maid, Alain and Georgette, are both in the house.

  • It shall be Georgette—we shall not lose you so utterly when you go.

    To Tell You the Truth Leonard Merrick
  • But the eyes were fixed sentimentally on the place that had been Georgette's.

    To Tell You the Truth Leonard Merrick
  • And in their next hour alone together, Georgette asked him what his worry was.

    To Tell You the Truth Leonard Merrick
British Dictionary definitions for Georgette

georgette

/dʒɔːˈdʒɛt/
noun
1.
  1. a thin silk or cotton crepe fabric with a mat finish
  2. (as modifier): a georgette blouse
Word Origin
C20: from the name Mme Georgette, a French modiste
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