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shirr

transitive verb \ˈshər\

Definition of SHIRR

1
:  to draw (as cloth) together in a shirring
2
:  to bake (eggs removed from the shell) until set

Origin of SHIRR

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1891

Other Handicraft Terms

biscuit, darn, tambour, wrought

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