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Synonyms for wig

hairpiece covering the head and made of real or synthetic hair

British slang for a scolding

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because it would mean the crack of doom for me, and if you take it I shall take off my wig.
It's an ugly wig to be proud of--and an ugly story," I said.
He doesn't conceal his wig, he doesn't conceal his blood, he doesn't conceal his family curse, he doesn't conceal the family crimes--but--"
Though (in one sense) he wears another man's wig and claims another man's ear, he has not stolen another man's coronet.
He then conducted the young lady straightway to her chair again, and, holding the chair-back with his left hand, and using his right by turns to rub his chin, pull his wig at the ears, or point what he said, stood looking down into her face while she sat looking up into his.
Lorry flattened his flaxen wig upon his head with both hands (which was most unnecessary, for nothing could be flatter than its shining surface was before), and resumed his former attitude.
Oliver's wig was dripping with water-drops; and he probably looked haggard, disconsolate, and humbled to the earth.
He noticed, too, that the young fellow in the powdered wig, notwithstanding his show of gallantry, which was all very fine and grand, clasped her tight by the wrist when she got in, and followed himself immediately afterwards.
The ill-looking gentleman received his three-cornered hat in silence, looked at the hole in the middle with an inquiring air, and finally stuck it on the top of his wig with a solemnity the effect of which was a trifle impaired by his sneezing violently at the moment, and jerking it off again.
Large, broad-skirted laced coats, with great cuffs and no collars; and wigs, gentlemen--great formal wigs with a tie behind.
He even went so far as to snatch his holy wig from his head and throw it in my face, so as to blind me for a moment while he thrust at my unprotected breast.
That with him is nothing,' repeated Mr Willet, brushing his wig with his wrist, and inwardly resolving to distribute a small charge for dust and damage to that article of dress, through the various items of his guest's bill; 'he'll get out of a'most any winder in the house.
The tittering rose higher and higher -- the cat was within six inches of the absorbed teacher's head -- down, down, a little lower, and she grabbed his wig with her desperate claws, clung to it, and was snatched up into the garret in an instant with her trophy still in her possession
AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD from Blacon is having her long hair cut short to raise money for a charity that provides real hair wigs to children who have sadly lost their own hair due to cancer treatment and other illnesses.
Growing our wig collection is something that I have wanted to do for a while now and I am so thrilled that we can finally offer our clients nearly every wig color and style they could want," said Owner of Canada Hair Sam Conan.