curling tongs

curling iron

noun
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:
1625–35

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curling tongs
 
pl n
curling iron, curling irons, Also called: curling pins a metal scissor-like device that is heated, so that strands of hair may be twined around it in order to form curls

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