Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a shrubby clematis (Clematis ochreleuca) of eastern US having curly foliage.

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  • n. shrubby clematis of the eastern United States having curly foliage

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Examples

  • I wish I had the money to afford the brazilian anti-frizz treatment that is now popular for us curly-heads.

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  • The two little curly-heads did not understand it all.

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  • A little taller, a little broader, a little browner, less sweet of voice, less soft of skin, less flower-like in face; having learned to think only as her neighbors thought, of price of wood and cost of bread; laboring cheerily but hardly from daybreak to nightfall to fill hungry mouths: forgetting all things except the little curly-heads clustered round her soup-pot, and the year-old lips sucking at her breasts.

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