godet

godet

[goh-det]
noun
1.
a triangular piece of fabric, often rounded at the top, inserted in a garment to give fullness. Compare gore3 ( def 1 ), gusset ( def 1 ).
2.
Textiles. a glass or plastic roller for guiding synthetic filaments into the centrifugal box.

Origin:
1570–80 for earlier sense “drinking cup”; 1870–75 for def 1 < Middle French, equivalent to god- (< Germanic; see cod2) + -et -et

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godet (ˈɡəʊdeɪ, ɡəʊˈdɛt)
 
n
a triangular piece of material inserted into a garment, such as into a skirt to create a flare
 
[C19: from French]

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