shirring


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shirr

 (shûr)
tr.v. shirred, shirr·ing, shirrs
1. To gather (cloth) into decorative rows by parallel stitching.
2. To cook (raw eggs removed from the shell) by baking.

[Origin unknown.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shirring - baking shelled eggs
baking - cooking by dry heat in an oven
Translations

shirring

[ˈʃɜːrɪŋ] N (Sew) → frunce m

shirring

nKräuselarbeit f; shirring elasticGummizug m
References in classic literature ?
You will be surprised to see how much I know about piping hems and gathering arm-holes and shirring biases," began Dr.
Long elbow cuffs, and above them two beautiful puffs divided by rows of shirring and bows of brown-silk ribbon.
And what could more slenderizing than a graphic black and white suit with shirring and a vertical solid black band?
Each section has its own theme, including shirring, stretchy fabric and pieces designed for layering.
Contract notice: Supply of purchase sewing and shirring, get hood cabins, higher milling machines, saws, central dust separator apparatus, garment cutting terE[degrees]toasztal, lift trucks, reach lift truck, purchase of mattress filling machine etc.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory gown featuring crystal beading, shirring, and a cathedral-length train.
If they're not horrible on account of an over-enthusiasm of shirring, they are horrible in terms of legs you could use to house a family of badgers (loving that whole elasticated-ankle vibe, NOT), crotch areas so arresting you feel compelled to look away, and chest areas/hip areas - indeed, almost ALL other areas - that remind me of one of those graphic "when plastic surgery goes wrong" shows, featuring a woman who self-injected herself with a hundredweight of silicone, which then, as they politely say, "migrated".
Shirring on the neckline and hems make tops quite versatile as they can be worn on or off the shoulder and sit high or lower on the hip.
Make a statement in PORTS 1961 silver draped knit sheath with organza floral accent across layered, empire bodice and one shoulder, and shirring at hemline.
Claim to fame: Shultis makes "shirret" - pronounced "shur-ray" - rugs, a technique that combines the methods of shirring and crochet.