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.
© Webster 1913.