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plissé

or plis·se

[ plee-sey, pli- ]
/ pliˈseɪ, plɪ- /
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noun

a textile finish characterized by a puckered or blistered effect, produced by chemical treatment.
a usually lightweight fabric having this finish.

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Origin of plissé

1870–75; <French plissé, noun use of past participle of plisser to pleat; see ply2

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British Dictionary definitions for plissé

plissé
/ (ˈpliːseɪ, ˈplɪs-) /

noun

fabric with a wrinkled finish, achieved by treatment involving caustic sodacotton plissé
such a finish on a fabric

Word Origin for plissé

French plissé pleated, from plisser to pleat; see ply ²
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