Friz"zle (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Frizzled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Frizzling (?).] [Dim. of friz.]

To curl or crisp, as hair; to friz; to crinkle. Gay.

To frizzle up, to crinkle or crisp excessively.

 

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Friz"zle, n.

A curl; a lock of hair crisped. Milton.

 

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Friz"zle (?), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Frizzled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Frizzling (?).] [Freq. of an imitative word frizz, in dial. use.]

1.

To fry, toast, or broil with a sputtering sound to cook with a sizzling noise. Also fig. Hawthorne.

2.

To cook, in certain way, so as to curl or crinkle up.

Drain and heat it [shaved smoked beef] in one tablespoonful of hot butter, to curl or frizzle it.
Mrs. Lincoln (Cook Book).

 

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