curlpaper

curlpaper

[kurl-pey-per]
noun
a piece of paper on which a lock of hair is rolled up tightly, to remain until the hair is fixed in a curl.
Also, curl paper.


Origin:
1810–20; curl + paper

curl-papered, adjective
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curlpaper (ˈkɜːlˌpeɪpə)
 
n
a strip of paper used to roll up and set a section of hair, usually wetted, into a curl

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