crepe-hair

crepe hair

noun
false hair, usually of plaited wool or vegetable fibers, used in theatrical makeup for making artificial beards, sideburns, etc.
Also called crepe wool.


Origin:
1810–20

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crepe hair
 
n
artificial hair, usually plaited and made of wool or vegetable fibre, used in theatrical make-up

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