Definition of Shirrings

1. shirring [n] - See also: shirring



Lexicographical Neighbors of Shirrings

shirker
shirkers
shirking
shirks
shirky
shirl
shirley
shirokshinite
shirozulite
shirr
shirra
shirras
shirred
shirred egg
shirring
shirrings (current term)
shirrs
shirs
shirt-lifter
shirt-sleeve
shirt-stud abscess
shirt-waist
shirt-waists
shirt waist
shirt waists
shirtdress
shirtdresses

Literary usage of Shirrings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1910)
"then, the work on the milliner's folds, pipings, puffs, shirrings and other finishings may follow. We are now ready to take up the buckram frame. ..."

2. Godey's Magazine by Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1896)
"... running either lengthwise or crosswise ; very pretty are those composed entirely of narrow shirrings alternating with tiny ruffles or frills of "lace. ..."

3. Clothing for Women; Selection, Design, Construction: A Practical Manual for by Laura Irene Baldt (1916)
"Voile (plain or embroidered), in shirrings. white or colors. Buttons. Net (washable). Findings Thread. Snap fasteners or hooks and eyes. Cord. Buttons. ..."

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