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 for crimper
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crimper \Crimp"er\ (-[~a]r), n.
     One who, or that which, crimps; as:
     (a) A curved board or frame over which the upper of a boot or
         shoe is stretched to the required shape.
     (b) A device for giving hair a wavy appearance.
     (c) A machine for crimping or ruffling textile fabrics.
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors
           or soldiers [syn: crimp, crimper]
      2: a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around
         which the hair is wound to curl it; "a woman with her head
         full of curlers is not a pretty sight" [syn: curler, hair
         curler, roller, crimper]

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