false hair, usually of plaited wool or vegetable fibers, used in theatrical makeup for making artificial beards, sideburns, etc.
Origin of crepe hair
First recorded in 1810–20
Also called crepe wool.
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British Dictionary definitions for crepe hair
artificial hair, usually plaited and made of wool or vegetable fibre, used in theatrical make-up
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