scratch wig


a short wig, especially one that covers only part of the head.
Also called scratch.

Origin of scratch wig

First recorded in 1765–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for scratch wig

  • Julian and Digby stood up, and the hook descended, its barbs becoming entangled in the curls of the scratch-wig.

    Digby Heathcote|W.H.G. Kingston