what is difference between gauffer and goffer
From French gaufrer (“to figure cloth, velvet, and other stuffs”), from gaufre (“honeycomb, waffle”); of German origin. See waffle, wafer, and compare goffer, gopher (“an animal”).
gauffer (third-person singular simple present gauffers, present participle gauffering, simple past and past participle gauffered)
- (transitive) To plait, crimp, or flute; to goffer, as lace.
- (transitive) In fine bookbinding, to decorate the edges of a text block with a heated iron.
- gauffre, ruffage
- IPA(key): /ˈɡɒfə/
Borrowed from French gaufrer (“to stamp with a patterned tool”), from gaufre (“honeycomb”).
goffer (third-person singular simple present goffers, present participle goffering, simple past and past participle goffered)
- To make wavy; to crimp.
goffer (plural goffers)
- (Britain, naval slang) soft drink; non-alcoholic drink