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It had been known and used before, as had the periwig, but it was not until his reign that it became common.
What strange confidence the age of hoop and periwig put in letter-writing!
He only looked more eagerly at the child, and wiped his brow with his sleeve, disarranging his periwig in doing so.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
Periwig, per′i-wig, n. a peruke or small wig, usually shortened to Wig: an artificial head of hair.
Peruke, per-ūk′, or per′ūk, n. an artificial cap of hair: a periwig—also Perruque.
A variety of periwig named after Charles Spencer, better known as the second earl of Sunderland.
It is a close periwig of tight red curls, among which pearls and pieces of burnished metal shine.
ENGLISH COSTUMEDION CLAYTON CALTHROP
Her own goodman has an old periwig, very full, and a small bob for ordinary wear.
ENGLISH COSTUMEDION CLAYTON CALTHROP
Belay the binnacle and part the ship's periwig abaft the main-mast!
LOCHINVARS. R. CROCKETT

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