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verb (used with object)
to draw up or gather (cloth or the like) on three or more parallel threads.
to bake (eggs removed from the shell) in a shallow dish or in individual dishes.
Also, shirring. a shirred arrangement, as of cloth.
to gather (fabric) into two or more parallel rows to decorate a dress, blouse, etc, often using elastic thread
(transitive) to bake (eggs) out of their shells
a series of gathered rows decorating a dress, blouse, etc


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