carlicue
curlicue curl"i*cue (k?rl"?-k?), n. [Cf. F. caracole.] Some thing curled or spiral, as a flourish made with a pen on paper, or with skates on the ice; a trick; a frolicsome caper. [Sometimes written {curlycue} or {carlicue}.] [ Colloq. U.S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • carlicue — U.S. var. curlicue …   Useful english dictionary

  • carlicue — curlycue curl y*cue (k?rl ? k?), n. [Cf. F. caracole.] Some thing curled or spiral, as a flourish made with a pen on paper, or with skates on the ice; a trick; a frolicsome caper. Same as {curlicue}. [Sometimes written {carlicue}.] [ Colloq.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • curlicue — curl i*cue (k?rl ? k?), n. [Cf. F. caracole.] Some thing curled or spiral, as a flourish made with a pen on paper, or with skates on the ice; a trick; a frolicsome caper. [Sometimes written {curlycue} or {carlicue}.] [ Colloq. U.S.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • curlycue — curlicue curl i*cue (k?rl ? k?), n. [Cf. F. caracole.] Some thing curled or spiral, as a flourish made with a pen on paper, or with skates on the ice; a trick; a frolicsome caper. [Sometimes written {curlycue} or {carlicue}.] [ Colloq. U.S.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • curlycue — curl y*cue (k?rl ? k?), n. [Cf. F. caracole.] Some thing curled or spiral, as a flourish made with a pen on paper, or with skates on the ice; a trick; a frolicsome caper. Same as {curlicue}. [Sometimes written {carlicue}.] [ Colloq. U.S.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To cut a curlycue — curlycue curl y*cue (k?rl ? k?), n. [Cf. F. caracole.] Some thing curled or spiral, as a flourish made with a pen on paper, or with skates on the ice; a trick; a frolicsome caper. Same as {curlicue}. [Sometimes written {carlicue}.] [ Colloq.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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