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Definitions of crimp
v. t. - To fold or plait in regular undulation in such a way that the material will retain the shape intended; to give a wavy appearance to; as, to crimp the border of a cap; to crimp a ruffle. Cf. Crisp. 2
v. t. - To pinch and hold; to seize. 2
v. t. - to entrap into the military or naval service; as, to crimp seamen. 2
v. t. - To cause to contract, or to render more crisp, as the flesh of a fish, by gashing it, when living, with a knife; as, to crimp skate, etc. 2
a. - Easily crumbled; friable; brittle. 2
a. - Weak; inconsistent; contradictory. 2
n. - A coal broker. 2
n. - One who decoys or entraps men into the military or naval service. 2
n. - A keeper of a low lodging house where sailors and emigrants are entrapped and fleeced. 2
n. - Hair which has been crimped; -- usually in pl. 2
n. - A game at cards. 2
v. t. - In cartridge making, to fold the edge of (a cartridge case) inward so as to close the mouth partly and confine the charge. 2

The word "crimp" uses 5 letters: C I M P R.

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s -   crimps   scrimp   y -   crimpy  

Shorter words found within crimp:
imp   mi   mir   pi   pic   prim   rim   rip  

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