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periwig (n.)

"peruke, artificial imitation of a head of hair," worn as a fashionable accessory or as part of a professional costume, 1520s, perwyke, a popular corruption of perruck, from French perruque (see peruke), evidently by simulation of the French pronunciation and the influence of peri-.

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Definitions of periwig from WordNet

periwig (n.)
a wig for men that was fashionable in the 17th and 18th centuries;
Synonyms: peruke
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