CRIMP, adjective [See Crumble.]
1. Easily crumbled; friable; brittle. [Little used.]
The fowler--treads the crimp earth.
2. Not consistent. [Not used.]
CRIMP, verb transitive To catch; to seize; to pinch and hold. [See Crimple.]
CRIMP, verb transitive To curl or frizzle; as, to crimp the hair. This is evidently the same word as the foregoing.
1. In England, an agent for coal-merchants, and for persons concerned in shipping.
2. One who decoys another into the naval or military service.
3. A game at cards.