- 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.
- 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