Meaning of shirr

shirr

Pronunciation: (shûr), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to draw up or gather (cloth or the like) on three or more parallel threads.
  2. to bake (eggs removed from the shell) in a shallow dish or in individual dishes.
—n.
  1. a shirred arrangement, as of cloth.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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