periwig definition

  • noun:
    • A wig, specifically a peruke.
    • wig
    • A headdress of false hair, frequently covering the whole head, and representing the all-natural locks; a wig.
    • just like peruke.
    • In zoology, a periwinkle.
    • a wig for males that has been trendy in seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
  • verb:
    • To outfit with a periwig, or with untrue hair; to bewig.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To outfit with a periwig, or with untrue hair.
  • others:
    • To outfit with a periwig; therefore, to place a head-dress upon; protect or outfit your head of.

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