gauffer
variant of goffer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gauffer — Gauf fer, v. t. [F. gaufrer to figure cloth, velvet, and other stuffs, fr. gaufre honeycomb, waffle; of German origin. See {Waffle}, {Wafer}, and cf. {Goffer}, {Gopher} an animal.] To plait, crimp, or flute; to goffer, as lace. See {Goffer}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gauffer — [gôf′ər, gäf′ər] vt., n. alt. sp. of GOFFER …   English World 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

  • gauffer — /gaw feuhr, gof euhr/, n., v.t. goffer. * * * …   Universalium

  • gauffer — n. decorative ruffle made by pressing pleats; iron used for pressing pleats and borders; crimper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gauffer — gauf•fer [[t]ˈgɔ fər, ˈgɒf ər[/t]] n. v. t. goffer …   From formal English to slang

  • gauffer — /ˈgoʊfə/ (say gohfuh) noun, verb (t) → goffer1 …   Australian English dictionary

  • gauffer —   v.t. flute edges of crimp …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Goffer — Gof fer, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Goffered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Goffering}.] [See {Gauffer}.] To plait, flute, or crimp. See {Gauffer}. Clarke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Goffered — Goffer Gof fer, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Goffered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Goffering}.] [See {Gauffer}.] To plait, flute, or crimp. See {Gauffer}. Clarke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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