Crinkled
Crinkle Crin"kle (kr[i^][ng]"k'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crinkled} (-k'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crinkling} (-kl[i^]ng).] [A dim., fr. the root of cringe; akin to D. krinkelen to wind or twist. Cf. {Cringle}, {Cringe}.] To form with short turns, bends, or wrinkles; to mold into inequalities or sinuosities; to cause to wrinkle or curl. [1913 Webster]

The house?s crinkled to and fro. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Her face all bowsy, Comely crinkled, Wondrously wrinkled. --Skelton. [1913 Webster]

The flames through all the casements pushing forth, Like red-not devils crinkled into snakes. --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Crinkle — Crin kle (kr[i^][ng] k l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crinkled} ( k ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crinkling} ( kl[i^]ng).] [A dim., fr. the root of cringe; akin to D. krinkelen to wind or twist. Cf. {Cringle}, {Cringe}.] To form with short turns, bends, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crinkling — Crinkle Crin kle (kr[i^][ng] k l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crinkled} ( k ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crinkling} ( kl[i^]ng).] [A dim., fr. the root of cringe; akin to D. krinkelen to wind or twist. Cf. {Cringle}, {Cringe}.] To form with short turns, bends …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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