curl

curl
/kɜl / (say kerl)

verb (t)
1. to form into ringlets, as the hair.
2. to form into a spiral or curved shape; coil.
3. Obsolete to adorn with, or as with, curls or ringlets.
verb (i)
4. to form curls or ringlets, as the hair.
5. to coil.
6. to become curved or undulated.
7. Scottish to play at curling.
8. Colloquial to shrink away, as in horror or disgust: the sight of blood always makes me curl.
noun
9. a ringlet of hair.
10. anything of a spiral or curved shape.
11. a coil.
12. the act of curling.
13. a weights exercise which focuses on a particular muscle, making the muscle move in a flexing motion.
14. the state of being curled.
15. any of various diseases of plants with which the leaves are distorted, fluted, or puffed because of unequal growth.
phrase
16. curl one's lip, to express disdain.
17. curl the mo, Colloquial
a. to succeed brilliantly.
b. (an exclamation indicating surprised admiration.)
18. curl up, Colloquial to settle down comfortably: to curl up with a good book.
19. make someone's hair curl, Colloquial to cause someone to be astonished.
{Middle English crolled, crulled (participial adjective), from Middle Dutch or Middle Flemish}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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