from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An implement for fluting ruffles on garments.
- n. An implement for crimping the hair.
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Its course was as regularly crooked as a crimping-iron.
Her face is almost hidden under a voluminous frill, made of innumerable rows of lace, crimped with a crimping-iron, and her crown, half a yard in height, surrounded by golden rays, looks like a hideous catafalque erected over her head.
There should be at least six flat-irons, two rings, and a crimping-iron, two dozen clothes-pins, and an ample line on which to hang the clothes.
A crimping-iron, will crimp ruffles beautifully, with very little time or trouble.
a ruffle-iron, a crimping-iron, are also desirable.