crispation

noun
cris·​pa·​tion | \kriˈspāshən\
plural -s

Definition of crispation 

1 : the act or process of curling : the state of being curled : undulation

2 : a slight shrinking or spasmodic contraction few men can look down from a great height without creepings and crispations— O. W. Holmes †1894

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History and Etymology for crispation

Latin crispatus + English -ion

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