\ʃˈɜː], \ʃˈɜː], \ʃ_ˈɜː]\
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A puckering or fulling produced in a fabric by means of parallel gathering-threads.
To draw up (cloth) by gathering on parallel gathering-threads; in cooking, to poach in cream, as eggs.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
To gather on parallel gathering threads.
In cooking, to poach in cream.
A fulling by means of gathering threads.
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
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