goffering iron

goffering iron
noun
an iron used to press pleats and ridges
Syn: ↑goffer, ↑gauffer, ↑gauffering iron
Hypernyms: ↑iron, ↑smoothing iron

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  • gauffering iron — noun an iron used to press pleats and ridges • Syn: ↑goffer, ↑gauffer, ↑goffering iron • Hypernyms: ↑iron, ↑smoothing iron …   Useful english dictionary

  • gauffer — I noun 1. an iron used to press pleats and ridges • Syn: ↑goffer, ↑goffering iron, ↑gauffering iron • Hypernyms: ↑iron, ↑smoothing iron 2. an ornamental frill made by pressing pleats …   Useful english dictionary

  • Artificial flower — Artificial flowers and imitations of natural flowers are sometimes made for scientific purposes (the collection of glass flowers at Harvard University, for example, which illustrates the flora of the United States), but more often as articles of… …   Wikipedia

  • goffer — [gäf′ər, gôf′ər] vt. [Fr gaufrer, to crimp < gaufre, waffle < Du wafel, WAFFLE1] to pleat, crimp, or flute (cloth, paper, etc.) n. 1. an iron used to goffer cloth, etc. 2. the act of pleating or fluting; also, a series of pleats, crimps, or …   English World dictionary

  • goffer — v. & n. v.tr. 1 make wavy, flute, or crimp (a lace edge, a trimming, etc.) with heated irons. 2 (as goffered adj.) (of the edges of a book) embossed. n. 1 an iron used for goffering. 2 ornamental plaiting used for frills etc. Etymology: F gaufrer …   Useful english dictionary

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