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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: periwig type of wig (16-21 centuries), from Old French perruque, from Old Italian perrucca 'hair, wig'

wig

noun
     
wig
Related topics: Hair and Beauty
wig [countable]
DCB artificial hair that you wear on your head [↪ toupée]

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