Origin of periwig
Examples from the Web for periwig
I dined with Mrs. Vanhomrigh, where I keep my best gown and periwig, to put on when I come to town and be a spark.The Journal to Stella|Jonathan Swift
I have seen a characteristic Papuan periwig produced in England in the case of a fair-haired girl.The Solomon Islands and Their Natives|H. B. (Henry Brougham) Guppy
The Governor rose and began to pace the floor, his head thoughtfully bent, his unwounded hand tugging at the curls of his periwig.Prisoners of Hope|Mary Johnston
A certain Knight growing old, his hair fell off, and he became bald; to hide which imperfection he wore a periwig.
On this Buckingham struck off Dorchester's hat, seized him by the periwig, pulled it aside, and held him.The Wits and Beaux of Society|Grace Wharton and Philip Wharton