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Georgette

[jawr-jet] /dʒɔrˈdʒɛt/
noun
1.
a sheer silk or rayon crepe of dull texture.
Also called Georgette crepe.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; formerly a trademark

Georgette

[jawr-jet, jawr-jet] /dʒɔrˈdʒɛt, ˈdʒɔr dʒɛt/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Georgia.
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georgette

/dʒɔːˈdʒɛt/
noun
1.
  1. a thin silk or cotton crepe fabric with a mat finish
  2. (as modifier): a georgette blouse
Word Origin
C20: from the name Mme Georgette, a French modiste
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