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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crisp  \Crisp\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Crisped}  (kr?spt);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Crisping}.]  [L.  crispare,  fr  crispus.  See  {Crisp}. 
  a.  ] 
  1.  To  curl;  to  form  into  ringlets,  as  hair,  or  the  nap  of 
  cloth;  to  interweave,  as  the  branches  of  trees. 
 
  2.  To  cause  to  undulate  irregularly,  as  crape  or  water;  to 
  wrinkle;  to  cause  to  ripple.  Cf  {Crimp}. 
 
  The  lover  with  the  myrtle  sprays  Adorns  his  crisped 
  tresses.  --Drayton. 
 
  Along  the  crisped  shades  and  bowers.  --Milton. 
 
  The  crisped  brooks,  Rolling  on  orient  pearl  and 
  sands  of  gold.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  To  make  crisp  or  brittle,  as  in  cooking. 
 
  {Crisping  iron},  an  instrument  by  which  hair  or  any  textile 
  fabric  is  crisped. 
 
  {Crisping  pin},  the  simplest  form  of  crisping  iron.  --Is. 
  iii.  22. 




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