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curlicue

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Noun
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CIDE DICTIONARY

curlicuen. [Cf. F. caracole.].
     Some thing curled or spiral, as a flourish made with a pen on paper, or with skates on the ice; a trick; a frolicsome caper.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

curlicue, n. a decorative curl or twist.

Etymology
CURLY + CUE(2) (= pigtail) or Q(1)

THESAURUS

curlicue

cirrus, coil, corkscrew, curl, evolute, gyre, helix, involute, kink, ringlet, roll, screw, scroll, spiral, swirl, tendril, twirl, twist, volute, volution, vortex, whirl, whorl

For further exploring for "curlicue" in Webster Dictionary Online


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