curl-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: (cause to) form, shape, or twist into curls

Commentary: Includes: CURL UP Syntax Is: NP1[agent] CURL (UP) (NP2[patient]) NP1[theme] CURL

He curled up by Mother Bear to get warm, and he tried to go back to
sleep, but he was worried.
She curled her hair by dipping a hairbrush in water and twirling
sections of hair around a rung from a discarded chair.
A fire crackled cheerily and blue smoke curled upward and a savory
odor of hot coffee hung in the air.
The road curled around open fields overgrown with weeds, up onto a
hill that gave a beautiful panoramic view of the main highway that
passes by Jarinu.

VerbNet: braid-41.2.2,coil-9.6-1
FrameNet: Hair_configuration
PropBank: curl.01,curl.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
curl_up 1

Sense Number 2: play the Scottish game of curling

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] CURL (FOR) NP2 Includes: CURL FOR

In 1959, the competition was held in Quebec City and he curled
third for the McDonald team.
Now he curled the ball back to trap Cook plumb in front.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5