Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who has curly hair; a curly-headed person.

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Examples

  • "I think you may," laughed Hope, and a little curly-pate close by was made happy with the toy, which seemed destined to manifold uses.

    All Aboard A Story for Girls

  • Even now in the pleasant autumn weather that curly-pate would be scrambling in the orchard for the ripe apples which his mother rolled to him.

    The Path of the King

  • There's PAUL LIDDY, the curly-pate Tory, whose noddle was stuck on a spike,

    Rookwood

  • She was always a vexation to me, but now I cannot endure her, since she has not understanding enough to stay at home in Eva's place; and this little curly-pate, which must dance with grown people just as if she were a regular person; could not she find a piece of sugar to keep her at home, instead of coming here to be in a flurry!

    The Home

  • And more than that, you have real brains in that curly-pate of yours. "

    Patty's Suitors

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