a triangular piece of fabric, often rounded at the top, inserted in a garment to give fullness. Compare gore3 ( def 1 )
, gusset ( def 1 )
Textiles. a glass or plastic roller for guiding synthetic filaments into the centrifugal box.
for earlier sense “drinking cup”; 1870–75 for def 1
< Middle French,
equivalent to god-
) + -et -et