Crispation

Cris*pa"tion

(kr?s-p?"sh?n), n. [CF. F. crispation.] 1. The act or process of curling, or the state of being curled. Bacon.
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2. A very slight convulsive or spasmodic contraction of certain muscles, external or internal.
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Few men can look down from a great height without creepings and crispations.
O. W. Holmes.
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