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curling iron

noun
1.
a rod, usually of metal, used when heated for curling the hair, which is twined around it.
Also, curling irons.
Also called curling tongs.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35
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British Dictionary definitions for curling tongs

curling tongs

plural noun
1.
a metal scissor-like device that is heated, so that strands of hair may be twined around it in order to form curls Also called curling iron, curling irons, curling pins
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