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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A usually damp, coiled strand of hair secured with a bobby pin or clip and combed into a wave or curl when dry.

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  • n. a curl of hair made by dampening a strand of hair and curling it and holding the curl with a clip or bobby pin

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  • Merriam-Webster Dictionary:

    noun

    Date: 1896

    : a curl made usually by dampening a strand of hair with water or lotion, coiling it, and securing it by a hairpin or clip

    February 1, 2008