curlycue

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. Same as curlicue.
[Sometimes written carlicue.]
[ Colloq. U.S.]
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To cut a curlycue, to make a flourish; to cut a caper.
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I gave a flourishing about the room and cut a curlycue with my right foot.
McClintock.
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