crepe hair


noun

false hair, usually of plaited wool or vegetable fibers, used in theatrical makeup for making artificial beards, sideburns, etc.

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Also called crepe wool .

Origin of crepe hair

First recorded in 1810–20
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British Dictionary definitions for crepe hair

crepe hair

noun

artificial hair, usually plaited and made of wool or vegetable fibre, used in theatrical make-up
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