peruke definition

  • noun:
    • A wig, especially one worn by males in the 17th and eighteenth hundreds of years; a periwig.
    • A wig, particularly one with long-hair on the sides and straight back, used primarily by men into the seventeenth and 18th hundreds of years.
    • A wig; a periwig.
    • An artificial tuft of locks, made to imitate the all-natural hair, but generally having bigger and ampler public, worn in the head to conceal baldness, by actors within their make-up, at one-time by people usually in conformity to a fashion; a wig.
    • a wig for men which was stylish in the seventeenth and 18th hundreds of years
  • verb-transitive:
    • To outfit with a peruke.
  • others:
    • To wear a peruke; gown with a peruke.

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