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noun
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

Other definitions for pin curl (2 of 2)

pin-curl
[ 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

pin curl

noun
a small section of hair wound in a circle and secured with a hairpin to set it in a curl
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