Curled hair


Also found in: Idioms.
(Com.) the hair of the manes and tails of horses, prepared for upholstery purposes.
- McElrath.

See also: Curled

References in classic literature ?
The high cap no longer invested his brows, which were only shaded by short and thick curled hair of a raven blackness, corresponding to his unusually swart complexion.
Even his hair, touched here and there with grey, though it had been combed and curled at a hairdresser's, did not give him a stupid appearance, as curled hair usually does, by inevitably suggesting a German on his wedding-day.
Black people growing natural hair are familiar with the eccentric qualities of tightly curled hair.
The 27-year-old singer, who released her revenge single 'Look What You Made Me Do' earlier this week, wore a burgundy ensemble that highlighted her shoulders and completed her look with matching lipstick and curled hair.
By noon, I looked just like my prepubescent self and-as if the universe wanted more curveballs thrown my way-my curled hair went back to being straight and limp as soon as the wind hit.
Wearing a soft cardigan with freshly curled hair, she said: "Oh, so this is why you got me all dressed up, is it?
The phrase "Lady driver" makes me picture someone like my gran, with neatly curled hair and marigolds.
Comparing this anomaly of the hair shaft with curly hair of black individual, the curled hair of black lies typically separate, while the curls of woolly hair tends to merge.
Beyonce had been sat next to the fan - which was perched on the edge of the stage - for her finale performance of 'Halo' when it became apparent her tightly curled hair had been sucked into the machine.
Hair and beauty students and tutors plaited and curled hair, gave manicures and did nail art while the performing arts department ran drama games and 'dance for fun' sessions.
Columbus must have been quite surprised when his eye fell on dark-skinned people with tightly curled hair.