curling-iron

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A rod of iron to be used when heated for curling the hair, which is twined around it: sometimes made hollow for the insertion of heating materials.

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Examples

  • Zarghuna, who has four children between the ages of 2 and 16 and is married to a high-school English teacher, learned new curling-iron techniques from Ms. Michals, as well as the use of devices such as bungee cords to hold back hair.

    Blow-Dry Diplomacy

  • We can't kink our hair with a curling-iron, can we?

    Satyricon

  • Heavy and luxurious they were moving under the supple fingers like restive snakes — and to Bernice remained this relic and the curling-iron and a to-morrow full of eyes.

    Flappers and Philosophers

  • She had made a hasty attempt with a curling-iron, and burned her finger and much hair.

    Flappers and Philosophers

  • The acquaintance of the Greeks with the curling-iron and cosmetic mysteries, such as oil and pomatum, can be proved both by written evidence and pictures.

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • We can't kink our hair with a curling-iron, can we?

    The Satyricon — Volume 04 : Escape by Sea

  • We can't kink our hair with a curling-iron, can we?

    The Satyricon — Complete

  • "It's the drops, Dee Dee, and this gaslight, all blurry from the curling-iron in the flame, makes you see bad."

    Humoresque A Laugh on Life with a Tear Behind It

  • Heavy and luxurious they were moving under the supple fingers like restive snakes -- and to Bernice remained this relic and the curling-iron and a to-morrow full of eyes.

    Flappers and Philosophers

  • She had made a hasty attempt with a curling-iron, and burned her finger and much hair.

    Flappers and Philosophers

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