curlies

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Англо-русский текстильный словарь., Международная ассоциация переводчиков. - Минск.. . 1997.

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  • curlies — noun One or more locks of curly hair. Syn: curls See Also: curl, short and curlies …   Wiktionary

  • have someone by the short and curlies — have (someone) by the short and curlies very informal, very informal to have complete power over someone. They ve got us by the short and curlies. We have no choice but to agree …   New idioms dictionary

  • have by the short and curlies — have (someone) by the short and curlies very informal, very informal to have complete power over someone. They ve got us by the short and curlies. We have no choice but to agree …   New idioms dictionary

  • Japan Curlies — Silk waste of good quality. It has good colour and is better grade than steam waste or China curlies …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Short and curlies — pubic hair; when someone states they got you by the short and curlies you re in a bad position …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • short and curlies — Australian Slang pubic hair; when someone states they got you by the short and curlies you re in a bad position …   English dialects glossary

  • get (or have) someone by the short and curlies — informal have complete control of a person. → short …   English new terms dictionary

  • have someone by the short and curlies — Vrb phrs. To have complete power over someone. See short and curlies …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • short and curlies — Noun. Basically the term refers to pubic hairs, however it is used figuratively in having got someone by the short and curlies  having complete power over someone. Orig military use. 1930s …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • China Curlies — Waste made in reeling China raw silk. It is full of matted threads which have a certain resemblance to the curl of wool. It is greyish white and has a harsh feel. The crop is fairly limited. Like most Shanghai wastes there are three grades, but… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • get by the short and curlies — ► get (or have) by the short and curlies informal have complete control of. Main Entry: ↑short …   English terms dictionary


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