The drake looks as if you'd curled his tail feather with the curling tongs.
There were hairpins on the dresser and a pair of curling tongs beside them.
Lavendar was paying for the curling tongs, and not a muscle of his face relaxed.
Madge picked up a pair of curling tongs and caught the handkerchief by one end.
That Frenchman keeps a hair-dresser to crimp the topsail and ...