Origin of peruke
OTHER WORDS FROM perukepe·ruked, adjectivepe·ruke·less, adjectiveun·pe·ruked, adjective
Words nearby peruke
How to use peruke in a sentence
This statue used to be decked out on the occasion of the procession in the long peruke and neckcloth of the reign of Charles II.The Science of Fairy Tales|Edwin Sidney Hartland
There was food for greater mirth in the appearance on the road of a solitary figure in a wine-colored coat and bushy black peruke.Audrey|Mary Johnston
A shoeblack in the foreground is teaching a poodle to dance; the comical animal's head is decorated with an old peruke.Rowlandson the Caricaturist. First Volume|Joseph Grego
Periwig, per′i-wig, n. a peruke or small wig, usually shortened to Wig: an artificial head of hair.
Peruke, per-ūk′, or per′ūk, n. an artificial cap of hair: a periwig—also Perruque.