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(of a wig) long at the back
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  • He wore the full-bottomed wig of his office and the gorgeous robes, edged with gold.

    The Bishop's Apron W. Somerset Maugham
  • "The whole genius, humour, politeness, and eloquence of England" must have gone out with full-bottomed wigs and hooped petticoats.

  • All kinds of wigs could be seen,—little brown wigs and great, full-bottomed wigs hanging down over their shoulders.

    Ben Comee M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan
  • Or, if he did, would more of him be visible than the last curl of his full-bottomed wig, whisking away into the outer darkness?

    Books and Characters Lytton Strachey
  • The learned historian, whose hat and gloves are at his feet, wears a full-bottomed wig and large round rimmed spectacles.

  • This hearty, eighteenth-century mummer wears a full-bottomed grey wig, and is dressed in a brown coat richly frogged with gold.

    Hogarth C. Lewis Hind
  • The painter has introduced the colonel in a brown velvet coat laced with gold, and full-bottomed wig.

  • His dress was a full-bottomed wig, and a chocolate-coloured suit of clothes with yellow buttons.

    Ten Thousand Wonderful Things Edmund Fillingham King
  • He had on a full-bottomed wig, and a long white beard, depending from the lower part of his face, swept his reverend breast.

  • The British doctor, however, does not make his first appearance in sable dress and full-bottomed wig.

    A Book about Doctors John Cordy Jeaffreson

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