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Georgette

[jawr-jet]
noun
a sheer silk or rayon crepe of dull texture.
Also called Georgette crepe.


Origin:
1910–15; formerly a trademark

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georgette or georgette crepe (dʒɔːˈdʒɛt)
 
n
a.  a thin silk or cotton crepe fabric with a mat finish
 b.  (as modifier): a georgette blouse
 
[C20: from the name Mme Georgette, a French modiste]
 
georgette crepe or georgette crepe
 
n
 
[C20: from the name Mme Georgette, a French modiste]

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