Definitions for godetgoʊˈdɛt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a triangular piece of fabric inserted in a garment to give fullness.
Origin of godet:
1870–75; < F: mug, cup, pucker, godet, OF, =god- (< MD codde cylindrical piece of wood) +-et -et
A piece of fabric inserted into a garment along a seam or cut to lengthen the free edge, and to make a garment roomier and to add a wavy edge.