Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the form of a curl; brought into curls.
  • Having a winding grain: said of wood, as curled maple. See maple.
  • In botany: much folded or crumpled, as the leaves of Cichorium Endivia.
  • Affected by curl. See curl, n.
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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having curls; curly; sinuous; wavy.
  • adjective (Com.) the hair of the manes and tails of horses, prepared for upholstery purposes.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of curl.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of hair having curls

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Examples

  • All he remembered was spending the rest of the 1930S and the war in the corner of a bar down on West 59th called the Unforeseen where the name curled out of the wall above the door.

    Tours of the Black Clock

  • Benny, Ana had said, his name curled forward by the rising Santa Anas.

    Their Dogs Came With Them

  • Smoke still curled from the barrel of the shotgun in his hands, and water dripped from the stock.

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  • Smoke still curled from the barrel of the shotgun in his hands, and water dripped from the stock.

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  • No smoke curled from the chimney, not a barnyard fowl clucked and strutted.

    War

  • Skating on a two-man advantage 3 minutes later, an open Bergeron curled from the left post and snapped a low shot past Norrena to give the Bruins a two-goal lead with his 12th.

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  • Chris Klein curled a shot inside the left post to slice the deficit in half.

    Major League Soccer - Kansas City vs. Los Angeles

  • In gold script her name curled across the left lens.

    Middlesex

  • No smoke curled from the chimney, not a barnyard fowl clucked and strutted.

    War

  • The Kindle is great for long-term curled up reading.

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