Definitions for "Shirr"
Keywords:  ramekins, crumbs, bake, cream, eggs
bake (eggs) in their shells until they are set; "shirr the eggs"
A method of cooking eggs. Whole eggs, covered with cream or milk and sometimes crumbs are typically baked in ramekins or custard cups. Recipe: Baked Shirred Eggs
To break eggs into a dish with cream or crumbs, then bake.
Keywords:  gathering, gauging, pocket, rod, drawn
A series of close parallel runnings which are drawn up so as to make the material between them set full by gatherings; -- called also shirring, and gauging.
Gathering a piece of fabric onto a rod through a rod pocket.