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curl·i·cue also curl·y·cue  audio  (kûrl-ky) KEY 

NOUN:
A fancy twist or curl, such as a flourish made with a pen.

ETYMOLOGY:
curly + cue1 tail and possibly cue3

OTHER FORMS:
curli·cued(Adjective)


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