Curled hair

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

See also: Curled

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
"Miss Temple, Miss Temple, what--WHAT is that girl with curled hair? Red hair, ma'am, curled--curled all over?" And extending his cane he pointed to the awful object, his hand shaking as he did so.
And why has she, or any other, curled hair? Why, in defiance of every precept and principle of this house, does she conform to the world so openly--here in an evangelical, charitable establishment--as to wear her hair one mass of curls?"
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.
"We will always remember you with that beaming smile, your short curled hair, those amazing, very long red nails that people would never believe were your own.
In her Instagram posts on Wednesday, the megastar sported a longer, fiercely curled hair in copperish dye.
Black people growing natural hair are familiar with the eccentric qualities of tightly curled hair. Natural black hair has different textures ranging from corkscrews to fluffy S-shaped curls; in fact, it is rare for an individual to have a truly homogeneous set of curls.
Wearing a soft cardigan with freshly curled hair, she said: "Oh, so this is why you got me all dressed up, is it?" But the English tea party, where she was joined by nieces Carol Johnson, 66, Jan Graham, 68, great niece Kirsty Johnson, 37, and Carol's partner Derek Barnes, 62, was not the only surprise.
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.