Shirred
Shirred Shirred, a. 1. (Sewing) Made or gathered into a shirr; as, a shirred bonnet. [1913 Webster]

2. (Cookery) Broken into an earthen dish and baked over the fire; -- said of eggs. [1913 Webster]


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  • Shirred — eggs, also known as poached eggs, are prepared as a broiled or baked egg dish. Eggs are placed in small buttered dishes referred to as cocottes and broiled until the white is set, but the yolk remains liquid. The eggs may also be baked, but the… …   Wikipedia

  • shirred — adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑shirr …   Useful english dictionary

  • shirred — ʃɜrd /ʃɜːd adj. gathered by sewing parallel rows of running stitches (about fabric) ʃɜr /ʃɜː n. gathers created in a fabric by sewing parallel rows of running stitches v. create gathers in fabric by sewing parallel rows of running… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shirred — adjective gather (fabric) by means of drawn or elasticized threads in parallel rows. → shirr …   English new terms dictionary

  • Shirred eggs — Food portal …   Wikipedia

  • shirred egg — noun egg cooked individually in cream or butter in a small ramekin • Syn: ↑baked egg, ↑egg en cocotte • Hypernyms: ↑dish …   Useful english dictionary

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  • egg — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. egg cell, ovum, embryo; oval. See beginning, reproduction, rotundity. v. incite, goad. See cause. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. ovum, seed, germ, spawn, roe, bud, embryo, nucleus, cell, berry*, hen fruit*.… …   English dictionary for students

  • List of egg dishes — The following is a list of egg dishes:Plain egg dishes*Coddled egg *Fried egg *Boiled egg *Omelette *Poached egg *Scrambled eggs *Shirred egg *Basted eggavory egg dishes*Bacon and eggs (various) *Baked egg cheese (Finland) *Balut (southeast Asia) …   Wikipedia

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