curlpaper

noun
curl·​pa·​per | \ ˈkər(-ə)l-ˌpā-pər How to pronounce curlpaper (audio) \

Definition of curlpaper

: a strip or piece of paper around which a lock of hair is wound for curling

First Known Use of curlpaper

circa 1817, in the meaning defined above

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“Curlpaper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/curlpaper. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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