- a person who makes or sells wigs.
Origin of wigmaker
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Examples from the Web for wigmaker
I have made a tyrant of the wigmaker, and a confidant of the carpenter's apprentice, who has a magnificent voice.Sister Anne (Novels of Paul de Kock, Volume X)
Charles Paul de Kock
The name is said to be an old Spanish and Italian word for a wigmaker, connected with the verb cigarrar, to roll in paper.
Here awaited us gentlemen of the chorus the wigmaker's assistant, whose duty it was to make us up.Paul Kelver
Jerome Klapka, AKA Jerome K. Jerome
We are told that they were in the habit of playing with the children of a wigmaker who lived in the adjoining house.Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)
Thomas Babington Macaulay
At four sharp, a carriage drove into the Place, and pulled up bang opposite the wigmaker's.Caught In The Net