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 for crepe
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crepe \Cr[^e]pe\ (kr[asl]p), [F.] n.
     1. Same as Crape. [Also spelled crepe.]
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (kr[^a]p; Eng. kr[=a]p), Any of various crapelike fabrics,
        whether crinkled or not.
     3. A small thin pancake. [wns16=2]
     4. Paper with a finely crinkle texture, usually sold in rolls
        of 2-3 inches width; crepe paper; -- it is usually colored
        brightly and used for decoration. [wns16=1]
     Cr[^e]pe de Chine, n. [F. de Chine of China], Canton crape
        or an inferior gauzy fabric resembling it. [Also spelled
        crepe de Chine.]
     Cr[^e]pe lisse (l[=e]s) [F. lisse smooth], smooth, or
        unwrinkled, crape[2].
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for
           decorations [syn: crepe, crepe paper]
      2: small very thin pancake [syn: crape, crepe, French
      3: a soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface [syn:
         crepe, crape]
      v 1: cover or drape with crape; "crape the mirror" [syn:
           crape, crepe]

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