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side curl

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  1. earlock.
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Also side·curl [sahyd-kurl] /ˈsaɪdˌkɜrl/.

Origin of side curl

First recorded in 1805–15
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Historical Examples

  • The sea air had browned his cheek, and the ball whistling by his side-curl had spared it.

    The Virginians

    William Makepeace Thackeray