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A triangular piece of fabric usually set into the hem of a garment to add fullness.

[French : god- in goder, to pucker (of fabric), bunch up (from godron, gadroon, pleat, from Middle French goderon, from Old French, gadroon; see gadroon) + -et, diminutive suffix (from Middle French, from Old French; see -et).]
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(ˈɡəʊdeɪ; ɡəʊˈdɛt)
(Clothing & Fashion) 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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a triangular piece of fabric inserted in a garment to give fullness.
[1870–75; < French: mug, cup, pucker, godet, Old French, =god- (< Middle Dutch codde cylindrical piece of wood) + -et -et]
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A triangular piece of material inserted in a skirt or sleeve to make it fuller or give it a flare.
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