Bagwig
Bagwig Bag"wig", n. A wig, in use in the 18th century, with the hair at the back of the head in a bag. [1913 Webster]

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  • bagwig — [bag′wig΄] n. a wig with the back hair held in a cloth bag or snood: worn in the 18th cent …   English World dictionary

  • bagwig — noun Date: 1717 an 18th century wig with the back hair enclosed in a small silk bag …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bagwig — bagwigged, adj. /bag wig /, n. a wig with the back hair enclosed in a fabric bag, much used in the 18th century. [1710 20; BAG + WIG] * * * …   Universalium

  • bagwig — bag•wig [[t]ˈbægˌwɪg[/t]] n. clo an 18th century wig with the back hair enclosed in a fabric bag • Etymology: 1710–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • bagwig — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : an 18th century wig with the back hair enclosed in a small silk bag …   Useful english dictionary

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  • hair — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. mane (see hair); filament;bit, inch (see narrowness, nearness). II Body covering filament Nouns 1. hair; head of hair, mop, mane, crop of hair, thatch, shock; gray, silver or white hair (see… …   English dictionary for students

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