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[gof-er-ing] /ˈgɒf ər ɪŋ/

a decorative or ornamental frill, ruffle, etc.
[gof-er] /ˈgɒf ər/
an ornamental plaiting used for frills and borders, as on women’s caps.
verb (used with object)
to flute (a frill, ruffle, etc.), as with a heated iron.
verb (transitive)
to press pleats into (a frill)
to decorate (the gilt edges of a book) with a repeating pattern
an ornamental frill made by pressing pleats
the decoration formed by goffering books
the iron or tool used in making goffers


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