Crimple
Crimple Crim"ple (kr?m"p'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crimpled} (-p'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crimpling} (-pl?ng).] [Dim. of crimp, v. t. ] To cause to shrink or draw together; to contract; to curl. [R.] --Wiseman. [1913 Webster]

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  • crimple — [krim′pəl] vt., vi. crimpled, crimpling [ME crimplen, freq. of crimpen, CRIMP1] to wrinkle, crinkle, or crumple …   English World dictionary

  • crimple — /krim peuhl/, v.t., v.i., crimpled, crimpling. to wrinkle. [1400 50; late ME. See CRIMP1, LE] * * * …   Universalium

  • crimple — crim·ple …   English syllables

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  • Crimpled — Crimple Crim ple (kr?m p l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crimpled} ( p ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crimpling} ( pl?ng).] [Dim. of crimp, v. t. ] To cause to shrink or draw together; to contract; to curl. [R.] Wiseman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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