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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.]
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shirr

or

shir

vb
1. (Knitting & Sewing) to gather (fabric) into two or more parallel rows to decorate a dress, blouse, etc, often using elastic thread
2. (Cookery) (tr) to bake (eggs) out of their shells
n
(Knitting & Sewing) a series of gathered rows decorating a dress, blouse, etc
[C19: of unknown origin]
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shirr

(ʃɜr)

v.t.
1. to draw up or gather (cloth or the like) on three or more parallel threads.
2. to bake (eggs removed from the shell), esp. in individual dishes.
n.
3. Also, shirr′ing. a shirred arrangement, as of cloth.
[1840–50; orig. uncertain]
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shirr


Past participle: shirred
Gerund: shirring

Imperative
shirr
shirr
Present
I shirr
you shirr
he/she/it shirrs
we shirr
you shirr
they shirr
Preterite
I shirred
you shirred
he/she/it shirred
we shirred
you shirred
they shirred
Present Continuous
I am shirring
you are shirring
he/she/it is shirring
we are shirring
you are shirring
they are shirring
Present Perfect
I have shirred
you have shirred
he/she/it has shirred
we have shirred
you have shirred
they have shirred
Past Continuous
I was shirring
you were shirring
he/she/it was shirring
we were shirring
you were shirring
they were shirring
Past Perfect
I had shirred
you had shirred
he/she/it had shirred
we had shirred
you had shirred
they had shirred
Future
I will shirr
you will shirr
he/she/it will shirr
we will shirr
you will shirr
they will shirr
Future Perfect
I will have shirred
you will have shirred
he/she/it will have shirred
we will have shirred
you will have shirred
they will have shirred
Future Continuous
I will be shirring
you will be shirring
he/she/it will be shirring
we will be shirring
you will be shirring
they will be shirring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shirring
you have been shirring
he/she/it has been shirring
we have been shirring
you have been shirring
they have been shirring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shirring
you will have been shirring
he/she/it will have been shirring
we will have been shirring
you will have been shirring
they will have been shirring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shirring
you had been shirring
he/she/it had been shirring
we had been shirring
you had been shirring
they had been shirring
Conditional
I would shirr
you would shirr
he/she/it would shirr
we would shirr
you would shirr
they would shirr
Past Conditional
I would have shirred
you would have shirred
he/she/it would have shirred
we would have shirred
you would have shirred
they would have shirred
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.shirr - bake (eggs) in their shells until they are set; "shirr the eggs"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
bake - cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven; "bake the potatoes"
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Translations

shirr

[ʃɜːʳ] VT
1. (Sew) → fruncir
2. (US) shirred eggshuevos mpl al plato
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shirr

vtkräuseln
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