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  • as inplica
  • as inplication
  • as inrimple
  • as inruck
  • as infold

synonyms for shirring

  • bend
  • circumvolution
  • cockle
  • convolution
  • corrugation
  • crease
  • crimp
  • crinkle
  • flection
  • flexure
  • furrow
  • gather
  • gathering
  • groove
  • knife-edge
  • lap
  • lapel
  • layer
  • loop
  • overlap
  • plait
  • pleat
  • plication
  • ply
  • pucker
  • ridge
  • ruck
  • ruffle
  • smocking
  • tuck
  • turn
  • wrinkle
  • crumple
  • dog's ear
  • plicature
  • rimple
  • rivel
  • ruche
  • rumple
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antonyms for shirring

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  • line
  • smoothness
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    How to use shirring in a sentence

    Long elbow cuffs, and above them two beautiful puffs divided by rows of shirring and bows of brown-silk ribbon.
    ANNE OF GREEN GABLESLUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
    This may be in the form of a cupboard or small closet, or a bag made of light rubber cloth and provided with a shirring string.
    PRACTICAL CARRIAGE AND WAGON PAINTINGMAYTON CLARENCE HILLICK
    The shirring string under the crown is pulled up first and the material over-handed to the frame.
    THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: NEEDLECRAFTEFFIE ARCHER ARCHER
    Straight across the pond she went, her toes shirring the water, and up and up and up—then off.
    ANGEL ISLANDINEZ HAYNES GILLMORE
    Machine work: Plain stitching, tucking, shirring, bias strips stitched on material.
    THE MAKING OF A TRADE SCHOOLMARY SCHENCK WOOLMAN
    Long elbow cuffs, and above them two beautiful puffs divided by rows of shirring and bows of brown silk ribbon.
    LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY SHORT STORIES, 1907 TO 1908LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
    There was not the slightest doubt that all its shirring was of real, real silk!
    IN OLD KENTUCKYEDWARD MARSHALL AND CHARLES T. DAZEY
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    capacitor

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