Curled hair

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Curled hair (Com) the hair of the manes and tails of horses, prepared for upholstery purposes.
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Usage

In literature:

Champe seated himself upon the end of an oak log, and taking off his hat, ran his hand through his curling hair.
"The Battle Ground" by Ellen Glasgow
He dressed very neatly, and wore his clothes a very long time, shaved his broad chin carefully, and arranged his hair curl by curl.
"Rudin" by Ivan Turgenev
I am going to have my hair curled to lecture in to-night.
"The Complete Works of Artemus Ward" by Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
His hair was dark red, thick, and frizzled, and curled short around the face.
"Rob Roy, Volume 1., Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
His hair was dark red, thick, and frizzled, and curled short around the face.
"Rob Roy, Complete, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
And think you that it is the heat of the sun that has curled up their hair so tightly?
"Beric the Briton" by G. A. Henty
When the mustache got long enough they would melt the wax off waxed paper from the Red Cross parcel and make the hair pointed or curled.
"The Biography of a Rabbit" by Roy Benson
His hair was curled round his fair temples.
"The History of Pendennis" by William Makepeace Thackeray
It was only in the field that the Lacedemonians were accustomed to use perfumes and curl their hair.
"Pelham, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
He wore no hat, and his hair, of a light brown, curled close.
"Kenelm Chillingly, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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In poetry:

Such the thoughts that through him whirl'd
Pensively reclining there:
Smiling, as his fingers curled
His divinely-glowing hair.
"Julia" by E W Bowling
And I'm going down to the meadow,
For I know he is waiting there,
To wreathe the sunshiny blossoms
In the curls of my yellow hair.
"The Ploughboy" by Kate Seymour Maclean
B was a beggarly Bear,
Who carefully curled his front hair;
He said, "I would buy
A red-spotted tie,--
But I haven't a penny to spare."
"An Alphabet Zoo" by Carolyn Wells
Obedient to his Faith’s decree
His sable hair was shorn away,
One curl was left, that floating free,
I longed to deck with silver spray.
"Song of the Enfifa River" by Laurence Hope
And like a silver curl th' Ohio lies
Among the earth's luxuriance of hair;
Majestic as she met the red man's eyes--
As beautiful and fair.
"Along The Ohio" by Madison Julius Cawein
A sturdy youth he was and tall,
His looks would all his soul declare;
His piercing eyes were deep and small,
And strongly curl'd his raven-hair.
"The Hall Of Justice" by George Crabbe

In news:

You will only need this one gadget here to straighten and curl your hair and you will get crazy curls in your hair.
Make sure you use hair spray on the curls , because I think they turn out better that way and of course, stay curled longer.
Calling all curly -hair cuties: Curl care 101.
How Can I Highlight My Hair Without Damaging My Curls.
The single father also curled her hair.
We've all been there: You can't get your curls right, you hair is super dry, or you unconsciously OD on product and are left with a slicked mess.
Curl your hair with the same tool that you use to straighten it in this hair curling tutorial.
Curling Hair with a Flat Iron Video.
His work is thinning the hair --keeping the length more or less as is but taking mighty swipes at the thick, gnarled curls that fester about.
JESSICA LANGE slipped into a booth at Le Drugstore in Paris, face bare of makeup, hair a nimbus of soft blond curls.
They both have curly hair, and Leila has the kind of gigantic curls I had as a kid.
According to the company, the trick is to create the curl pattern while hair is damp and let locks dry naturally or with a diffuser set to low heat.
The presence of Pippin — a mellow, handsome, 12-year-old black Lab — curled up on a velvet settee is the first clue that HAIR BY CHARLIE isn't your typical Dallas salon.
Dipping his head into the waiting area, the red-haired PA calls out, his upper lip curling as he snickers like a clown.
I basically refuse to wear my hair the same way every day, and I've tried just about every type of curl, french braid, and topknot out there.
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