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

1
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

/ (ˈɡəʊdeɪ, ɡəʊˈdɛt) /


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

Origin of godet

1
C19: from French

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