Definition of Curly-heads

1. Noun. Shrubby clematis of the eastern United States having curly foliage.

Exact synonyms: Clematis Ochreleuca
Generic synonyms: Clematis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curly-heads

curling iron
curling irons
curling stick
curling tongs
curling up
curls up
curly-coated retriever
curly-heads (current term)
curly bracket
curly brackets
curly clematis
curly endive
curly quote
curly quotes
curlycup gumweed

Literary usage of Curly-heads

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1. Jack London and Hawaii by Charmian London (1918)
"water so perfectly and came up shaking petals from their curly heads, white teeth flashing, and their child-faces eloquent with expectation of a lucrative ..."

2. Bessie and her friends by Joanna Hooe Mathews (1869)
"The eyes in the curly heads were busy with the pictures, the tongues in the ... but the ears in the curly heads were wide open to all that were passing in ..."

3. Little Ferns for Fanny's Little Friends by Sarah Payson Parton, Fanny Fern (1854)
"But poor little Pietro and Annita clung to their grandmother, and kissed her wrinkled face, and hung round her neck, and hid their little curly heads in her ..."

4. Our Animal Friends: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1896)
"See how the firelight shines on their curly heads !" " We cannot go to them. There is glass in the window," said the other sparrow. ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1886)
"There is no reason why bald heads should not yield to the laws of heredity as much as curly heads or red heads. Anything else would seem unnatural. ..."

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