goffering iron


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Noun1.goffering iron - an iron used to press pleats and ridges
smoothing iron, iron - home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth
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And even though something like a goffering iron - an early 19th-century hot poker-type implement designed for removing creases from frilled cuffs and collars - might seem like a fairly primitive invention, try doing as good a job on your "difficult" laundry with a modernday electric model.
And even though something like a goffering iron - an early 19th century hot poker-type implement designed for removing creases from frilled cuffs and collars - might seem like a fairly primitive invention, try doing as good a job on your "difficult" laundry with a modern day electric model.
So I ended up with a lot of irons, including a goffering iron from Standard Fireworks that had been used to press the pleats into the ends of Christmas crackers.