plissé

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noun plis·sé \pli-ˈsā\
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plisse

Definition of plissé

  1. 1 :  a fabric with a plissé finish

  2. 2 :  a textile finish of permanently puckered designs formed by treating with a sodium hydroxide solution

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Origin and Etymology of plissé

French plissé, from past participle of plisser to pleat, from Middle French, from pli fold, from plier to fold — more at ply

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