bagwig

noun
bag·​wig | \ ˈbag-ˌwig How to pronounce bagwig (audio) \

Definition of bagwig

: an 18th century wig with the back hair enclosed in a small silk bag

First Known Use of bagwig

1718, in the meaning defined above

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“Bagwig.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bagwig. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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