To frizzle up
Frizzle Friz"zle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Frizzled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Frizzling}.] [Dim. of {friz}.] To curl or crisp, as hair; to friz; to crinkle. --Gay. [1913 Webster]

{To frizzle up}, to crinkle or crisp excessively. [1913 Webster]


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