noun Etymology: from Georgette, a trademark Date: 1915 a sheer crepe woven from hard-twisted yarns to produce a dull pebbly surface

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  • Georgette — ist die Bezeichnung für ein dünnes, schleierartiges Gewebe aus Seide oder Kunstseide. Der Name leitet sich von der Pariser Modistin Georgette de la Plante her. Georgette ist etwas schwerer und weniger transparent als der verwandte Chiffon. Durch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Georgette — may refer to:* SS Georgette, a steamship built in 1872 * Hurricane Georgette, eight tropical cyclones in the Eastern Pacific Ocean * a fabric …   Wikipedia

  • georgette — [jôr jet′] n. [after Georgette de la Plante, Parisian modiste] a thin, durable, slightly crinkled fabric, used for women s dresses, blouses, etc.: also georgette crepe …   English World dictionary

  • Georgette — f French: feminine diminutive of Georges (see GEORGE (SEE George)), now also used in the English speaking world. The crêpe material so called derives its name from that of an early 20th century French dressmaker, Mme Georgette de la Plante …   First names dictionary

  • georgette — ► NOUN ▪ a thin silk or crêpe dress material. ORIGIN named after the French dressmaker Georgette de la Plante (fl. c.1900) …   English terms dictionary

  • georgette — (fr.; pronunc. [yoryét]) m. *Tela que es como una gasa semejante al crespón …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Georgette — Geor|gette 〈[ ʒɔrʒɛ̣t] m.; s; unz.; Textilw.〉 schleierartig dünner Stoff aus Seide, Wolle od. Baumwolle [frz.] * * * Geor|gette [ʒɔr ʒɛt ], der; s, s: Kurzf. von ↑ Crêpe Georgette. * * * Georgette   [ʒɔr ʒɛt, französisch] der, s/ s, Crêpe… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • georgette — /dʒɔˈdʒɛt / (say jaw jet) noun sheer silk or rayon crepe of dull texture. Also, georgette crepe. {French, from the name of Mme Georgette, an early 20th century fashion designer} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Georgette — /jawr jet /, n. a sheer silk or rayon crepe of dull texture. Also called Georgette crepe. [1910 15; formerly a trademark] /jawr jet , jawr jet/, n. a female given name, form of Georgia. * * * …   Universalium

  • Georgette — Geor|gette 〈 [ʒɔrʒɛ̣t] f.; Gen.: ; Pl.: unz.; Textilw.〉 schleierartig dünner Stoff aus Seide, Wolle od. Baumwolle [Etym.: nach der frz. Modistin Georgette de la Plante] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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