pleater
noun see pleat I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pleater — [plēt′ər] n. a person or thing that pleats; specif., a sewing machine attachment for making pleats * * * See pleat. * * * …   Universalium

  • pleater — [plēt′ər] n. a person or thing that pleats; specif., a sewing machine attachment for making pleats …   English World dictionary

  • pleater — prelate …   Anagrams dictionary

  • pleater — pleat·er …   English syllables

  • pleater — ˈplēd.ə(r) noun ( s) 1. : one that pleats or makes pleats in cloth, paper, or other material 2. : one that presses or irons pleats 3. : a textile worker who folds cloth after processing 4 …   Useful english dictionary

  • pleater tape — noun : a wide stiff tape with a series of narrow slots used in pleating the tops of curtains …   Useful english dictionary

  • William Pleater Davidge — (17 April 1814 ndash;1888) was an English comedian, who came to the United States in 1850 and became identified with the American Stage.He was born in London, and appeared as a youthful amateur at Drury Lane in The Miller s Maid . Afterward he… …   Wikipedia

  • prelate — pleater …   Anagrams dictionary

  • pleat — pleater, n. pleatless, adj. /pleet/, n. 1. a fold of definite, even width made by doubling cloth or the like upon itself and pressing or stitching it in place. v.t. 2. to fold or arrange in pleats. Also, plait. [1325 75; ME; var. of PLAIT] * * * …   Universalium

  • pleat — I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English pleten, from pleit, plete plait Date: 14th century 1. fold; especially to arrange in pleats < pleat a skirt > 2. plait 2 • pleater noun II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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