a dampened curl that is kept in place by a clip or hairpin.
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Origin of pin curl
First recorded in 1895–1900
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Definition for pin curl (2 of 2)
[ pin-kurl ]
/ ˈpɪnˌkɜrl /
verb (used with object)
to curl (the hair) by using clips or hairpins.
Origin of pin-curl
v. use of pin curl
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British Dictionary definitions for pin curl
a small section of hair wound in a circle and secured with a hairpin to set it in a curl
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