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curlpaper

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[kurl-pey-per] /ˈkɜrlˌpeɪ pər/
noun
1.
a piece of paper on which a lock of hair is rolled up tightly, to remain until the hair is fixed in a curl.
Origin of curlpaper
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20; curl + paper
Related forms
curl-papered, adjective
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curlpaper

/ˈkɜːlˌpeɪpə/
noun
1.
a strip of paper used to roll up and set a section of hair, usually wetted, into a curl
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