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georgette, georgette crepe
a. a thin silk or cotton crepe fabric with a mat finish
b. (as modifier): a georgette blouse
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Heavy sheer crepe made of yarn twisted both ways in the weave; the same yarn is usually used in warp and filling.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mary Richards’ coworker and Ted Baxter’s wife; epitomizes gullibility. [TV: “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” in Terrace, II, 70]
Ted Baxter’s pretty, ignorant wife. [TV: “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” in Terrace, II, 70–71]
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