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Curl, vb. 1) tr. to form into ringlets: “his --ed hair,” Lucr. 981. “a --ed pate,” H5 V, 2, 169. Lr. III, 4, 88. “the wealthy --ed darlings of our nation,” Oth. I, 2, 68. “the --ed Antony,” Ant. V, 2, 304. Used of clouds: “to ride on the --ed clouds,” Tp. I, 2, 192. Of waves: “--ing their monstrous heads,” H4B III, 1, 23. “swell the --ed waters,” Lr. III, 1, 6.
2) intr. to form ringlets: “it will not c. by nature,” Tw. I, 3, 105.
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