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English Dictionary: crinkled by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
crinkled
adj
  1. uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves [syn: crinkled, crinkly, rippled, wavy, wavelike]
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Crinkled \Crin"kled\ (kr?n"k'ld), a.
      Having short bends, turns, or wrinkles; wrinkled; wavy;
      zigzag. [bd]The crinkled lightning.[b8] --Lowell.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Crinkle \Crin"kle\ (kr[icr][nsm]"k'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
      {Crinkled} (-k'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crinkling}
      (-kl[icr]ng).] [A dim., fr. the root of cringe; akin to D.
      krinkelen to wind or twist. Cf. {Cringle}, {Cringe}.]
      To form with short turns, bends, or wrinkles; to mold into
      inequalities or sinuosities; to cause to wrinkle or curl.
  
               The house[?]s crinkled to and fro.         --Chaucer.
  
               Her face all bowsy, Comely crinkled, Wondrously
               wrinkled.                                                --Skelton.
  
               The flames through all the casements pushing forth,
               Like red-not devils crinkled into snakes. --Mrs.
                                                                              Browning.
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