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frizzle1

[friz-uh l] /ˈfrɪz əl/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), frizzled, frizzling.
1.
to form into small, crisp curls; frizz.
noun
2.
a short, crisp curl.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; origin uncertain; compare Old English frīs curled, Old Frisian frēsle lock of hair
Related forms
frizzler, noun

frizzle2

[friz-uh l] /ˈfrɪz əl/
verb (used without object), frizzled, frizzling.
1.
to make a sizzling or sputtering noise in frying or the like:
the sound of bacon frizzling on the stove.
verb (used with object), frizzled, frizzling.
2.
to make (food) crisp by frying.
Origin
1830-40; fr(y) + (s)izzle
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British Dictionary definitions for frizzle

frizzle1

/ˈfrɪzəl/
verb
1.
to form (the hair) into tight crisp curls; frizz
noun
2.
a tight crisp curl
Derived Forms
frizzler, noun
Word Origin
C16: probably related to Old English frīs curly, Old Frisian frēsle curl, ringlet

frizzle2

/ˈfrɪzəl/
verb
1.
to scorch or be scorched, esp with a sizzling noise
2.
(transitive) to fry (bacon, etc) until crisp
Word Origin
C16: probably blend of fry1 + sizzle
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Word Origin and History for frizzle
v.

"curl hair," 1560s, perhaps related to Old English fris "curly" and Old Frisian frisle. Or else from Middle French friser "to curl" (see frizz (v.)). Related: Frizzled; frizzling. As a noun from 1610s, "crisp curl," from the verb.

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