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godet

[ goh-det ]
/ goʊˈdɛt /
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noun
a triangular piece of fabric, often rounded at the top, inserted in a garment to give fullness.Compare gore3 (def. 1), gusset (def. 1).
Textiles. a glass or plastic roller for guiding synthetic filaments into the centrifugal box.
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Origin of godet

1570–80 for earlier sense “drinking cup”; 1870–75 for def. 1 <Middle French, equivalent to god- (<Germanic; see cod2) + -et-et
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British Dictionary definitions for godet

godet
/ (ˈɡəʊdeɪ, ɡəʊˈdɛt) /

noun
a triangular piece of material inserted into a garment, such as into a skirt to create a flare

Word Origin for godet

C19: from French
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