peruked
adjective see peruke

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • peruked — adjective wearing a wig popular for men in the 17th and 18th centuries • Syn: ↑periwigged • Similar to: ↑wigged …   Useful english dictionary

  • peruke — peruked, adj. perukeless, adj. /peuh roohk /, n. a man s wig of the 17th and 18th centuries, usually powdered and gathered at the back of the neck with a ribbon; periwig. [1540 50; < MF perruque head of hair, wig, of disputed orig.] * * * ▪ wig… …   Universalium

  • peruke — noun Etymology: Middle French perruque, from Old Italian parrucca, perrucca hair, wig Date: circa 1573 wig; specifically one of a type popular from the 17th to the early 19th century • peruked adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • periwigged — adjective wearing a wig popular for men in the 17th and 18th centuries • Syn: ↑peruked • Similar to: ↑wigged …   Useful english dictionary

  • wigged — adjective wearing a wig the judges all wigged and robed • Ant: ↑wigless • Similar to: ↑peruked, ↑periwigged, ↑toupeed …   Useful english dictionary

  • pe|ruked — «puh ROOKT», adjective. wearing a peruke: »a peruked barrister in trailing robes (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

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