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gauffer

[gaw-fer, gof-er] /ˈgɔ fər, ˈgɒf ər/
noun, verb (used with object)
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for gauffer

gauffer

/ˈɡəʊfə/
noun, verb
1.
a less common spelling of goffer

goffer

/ˈɡəʊfə/
verb (transitive)
1.
to press pleats into (a frill)
2.
to decorate (the gilt edges of a book) with a repeating pattern
noun
3.
an ornamental frill made by pressing pleats
4.
the decoration formed by goffering books
5.
the iron or tool used in making goffers
Word Origin
C18: from French gaufrer to impress a pattern, from gaufre, from Middle Low German wāfel; see waffle1, wafer
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