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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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"I couldn't help it, 'shirred biases' were so very funny!" Rose said, as she turned to her box after the splendid laugh.
POLKA DOT RUCHED SHIRRED CROP TOP: Boasting a chic black and white design and stretchy fabric to ensure maximum comfort.
||EMMA JOHNSON 1 TROUSERS River Island yellow stripe one shoulder shirred crop top, PS15 (down from PS35); V by pink wide crop trousers, PS28 2 A MAXI SKIRT New Look navy lace crop top, PS19.99; JD Williams tiered pleated maxi skirt, PS45 3 JEANS Yellow stripe denim wrap frayed trim crop top, PS30; Dark blue Alexa cropped wide leg jeans, PS40, both River Island
1 TROUSERS River Island yellow stripe shoulder shirred crop PS15 (down from PS35); V
The Penbrooke Shirred Waist Swimsuit flatters with a deep V-neckline and shirred bodice.
Black floral Print shirred Bardot neck dress, [euro]34.99, New Look
In the Ricardo Preto main line were wide-leg pants with sporty stripes; a narrow bomber jacket that won't look out of place even in the boardroom; easy shirtdresses and shirred dresses; well-cut culottes and pants; lightweight outerwear and blazers.
The bridesmaids wore matching teal bobbinet dresses, featuring sweetheart illusion necklines, shirred bodices with keyhole backs, and shirred above-the-knee skirts of cascading tiers.
T-SHIRT BY LIBERTS, #10575, $13.99,; SHIRRED LEGGINGS BY BALERA, #MT3148, $17.95,
Fried * Scrambled * Shirred * Steamed * Poached * Poached scrambled eggs * Eggs en cocotte * Eggs Benedict * Eggs Florentine * Frittata * Spanish tortilla * Torta * Strata * Quiche * Omelet * Timbale * Egg casserole * Egg foo yong * Avgolemono soup * Egg drop soup * Huevos rancheros * Migas * Croque madame * Egg salad
This shirred woven dress, pounds 6 from Primark, looks lovely worn with a denim waistcoat, also pounds 6.