curl [-s] n
Danish kroller, to curl, crisp.
- Ringlet; strand; lock of hair cut as a souvenir.
- Thin spiral leaf; helix-like stem on a plant; whorl-like projection of an entwining vine.
- Wave; undulation in water; swell in the ocean.
- Phrase. “Frocks and Curls”: dresses and hair styles; [merism] little girls who once lived; well-groomed young women who used to be alive.
curl [-ed, -s] v
- Loop; curve; roll; bend.