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- n. Two or more rows of gathers used to decorate parts of garments, usually the sleeves, bodice and yoke.
- v. Present participle of shirr.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Decorative needlework done by gathering the stuff in very small gathers, and holding it at more than one point, either by stitching, or by cords which pass through it and gather it more or less closely at pleasure.
- n. Manufactured webbing, and the like, in which an elastic cord or thread gives the effect described above. Also called elastic.
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- n. baking shelled eggs
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