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peruke

See definition of peruke on Dictionary.com
  • as intoupee
  • as inwig

synonyms for peruke

  • hairpiece
  • periwig
  • postiche
  • rug
  • false hair
  • hair extension
  • hair implant
  • hair weaving
  • toupee
  • periwig
  • postiche
  • rug
  • false hair
  • hair extension
  • hair implant
  • hair weaving
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How to use peruke in a sentence

This statue used to be decked out on the occasion of the procession in the long peruke and neckcloth of the reign of Charles II.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
There was food for greater mirth in the appearance on the road of a solitary figure in a wine-colored coat and bushy black peruke.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
A shoeblack in the foreground is teaching a poodle to dance; the comical animal's head is decorated with an old peruke.
ROWLANDSON THE CARICATURIST. FIRST VOLUMEJOSEPH GREGO
Periwig, per′i-wig, n. a peruke or small wig, usually shortened to Wig: an artificial head of hair.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Peruke, per-ūk′, or per′ūk, n. an artificial cap of hair: a periwig—also Perruque.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
But the practice of copying French fashions gave rise to the monstrous periwig, a corruption of perruque or peruke.
A HANDBOOK OF PICTORIAL HISTORYHENRY W. DONALD
Perhaps it is to his experience in the latter capacity that the hardness and "peruke-like" regularity of his waves are due.
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
The peruke reaching the middle of the loins could not be suitable to men in haste to accomplish a work of destruction.
LEADING ARTICLES ON VARIOUS SUBJECTSHUGH MILLER
Though the use of wigs is extremely ancient, the origin, which is customarily ascribed to the peruke, is interesting.
THE HERITAGE OF DRESSWILFRED MARK WEBB
Fads and peculiarities and even deformities of Royalty, as we saw in the case of the peruke, have introduced fashions.
THE HERITAGE OF DRESSWILFRED MARK WEBB
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PERUKE

  • false hair
  • hair extension
  • hair implant
  • hair weaving
  • hairpiece
  • periwig
  • peruke
  • postiche
  • rug
  • false hair
  • hair extension
  • hair implant
  • hair weaving
  • periwig
  • peruke
  • postiche
  • rug
  • toupee
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.