godet

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

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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godet

noun
  1. 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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