Daniel's head is covered with a peruke of considerable magnitude.
The period is contemporary with the peruke––the period is the peruke of style.
He found his peruke a model of perfection; tight, yet easy; not an inch more on one side than on the other.
The peruke, and, as it were, all that the peruke symbolized.
The peruke makers, distressed that people wore their own hair, and that foreigners were employed, petitioned the king for redress.
His silver-white hair when he removed his peruke was a venerable spectacle.
But the great actor occasionally varied the mode of his peruke.
This was a peruke of his, famous in the part of Sir Fopling Flutter.
Then he exchanged his own peruke and hat for the shabby ones of the coachman.
Jacques had taken off the mask and peruke of Goodman Cholera.
1540s, "natural head of hair," from Middle French perruque (late 15c.), from Italian perrucca "head of hair, wig," of uncertain origin; supposed by some to be connected to Latin pilus "hair," "but the phonetic difficulties are considerable" [OED]. Meaning "artificial head of hair, periwig" is attested from 1560s.