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godet

[goh-det] /goʊˈdɛt/
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
1570-1580
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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British Dictionary definitions for godet

godet

/ˈɡəʊdeɪ; ɡəʊˈdɛt/
noun
1.
a triangular piece of material inserted into a garment, such as into a skirt to create a flare
Word Origin
C19: from French
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