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spit curl

noun
1.
a tight curl of hair, usually pressed against the forehead or cheek.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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British Dictionary definitions for spit curl

spit curl

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a circular curl of hair pressed flat against the cheek or forehead Also called (esp British) kiss curl
Word Origin
perhaps so called because it is sometimes plastered down with spittle
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