plissé

noun
plis·​sé | \pli-ˈsā \
variants: or plisse

Definition of plissé 

1 : a fabric with a plissé finish

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

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An intarsia velvet plisse dress, which took 960 hours to make, had blown-up baroque motifs. Thomas Adamson, The Seattle Times, "Fendi stuns with Jenner and Hadid fur show to cap couture," 5 July 2017

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First Known Use of plissé

1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for 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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