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shirring

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noun shirr·ing \ˈshər-iŋ\

Definition of shirring

  1. :  a decorative gathering (as of cloth) made by drawing up the material along two or more parallel lines of stitching



Illustration of shirring

Circa 1882

First Known Use of shirring

circa 1882


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