Curl"y*cue (k?rl"?-k?), n. [Cf. F. caracole.]

Some thing curled or spiral,, as a flourish made with a pen on paper, or with skates on the ice; a trick; a frolicsome caper.

[Sometimes written carlicue.] [ Colloq. U.S.]

To cut a curlycue, to make a flourish; to cut a caper.

I gave a flourishing about the room and cut a curlycue with my right foot. McClintock.


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