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curling British & World English

A game played on ice, especially in Scotland and Canada, in which large round flat stones are slid across the surface towards a mark. Members of a team use brooms to sweep the surface of the ice in the path of the stone to control its speed and direction

curl British & World English

Form or cause to form into a curved or spiral shape

toe-curling British & World English

Very embarrassing or excessively sentimental

curling stone British & World English

A large polished circular stone, with a handle on top, used in the game of curling

curling tongs British & World English

A device incorporating a heated rod used for rolling a person’s hair into curls

curl up in curl British & World English

Sit or lie with the knees drawn up

curling iron in curling tongs British & World English

A device incorporating a heated rod used for rolling a person’s hair into curls

curling pins in curling tongs British & World English

A device incorporating a heated rod used for rolling a person’s hair into curls

curl one's lip in lip British & World English

Raise a corner of one’s upper lip to show contempt; sneer

curl one's lip British & World English

Raise a corner of one’s upper lip to show contempt; sneer