Definition of pleat:
tittup, cock, undulate, ruffle up, rumple, plica, trouser, inverted, plication, braid, smooth, flick, riffle, crumple, mess up, rimple, mix, plait, unpressed, cockle, plicate, fluff, machine, sashay, ruck, swagger, tress, shuffle, crinkle, strut, knife, prance, ruffle, umbrella, accordion, twist.
- "A Cotswold Village", J. Arthur Gibbs.
The Pacewalk farm was sold, and all the personal property of both brothers, including that disastrous box of bones, was brought here, where it is yet, I suppose; and so, my good young people, I imagine you will not wonder that I was surprised to see that pink gown again, having helped, as I did, with every seam, pleat, and gather of it.- "The Girl at Cobhurst", Frank Richard Stockton.
- "The Mynns' Mystery", George Manville Fenn.