Origin of periwig
Words nearby periwig
How to use periwig in a sentence
It had been known and used before, as had the periwig, but it was not until his reign that it became common.
What strange confidence the age of hoop and periwig put in letter-writing!
He only looked more eagerly at the child, and wiped his brow with his sleeve, disarranging his periwig in doing so.Duffels|Edward Eggleston
Thou art an ungracious wag; perdy, I mean a false hair for my periwig.
Periwig, per′i-wig, n. a peruke or small wig, usually shortened to Wig: an artificial head of hair.