variants or ramilie
or less commonly ramillies or ramilies
plural ramillies or ramilies
sometimes capitalized
: an 18th century wig with a long plait in back that is tied top and bottom with bows

Word History


from Ramillies, Belgium, in commemoration of a battle in 1706 when the British defeated the French

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“Ramillie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ramillie. Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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