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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to strike by flicking the finger outward

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