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peruke

bizarre collection of velveted antlers developed by male caribou and roe deer males castrated as adults. Called also wigged.
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08 3 Earthen Juggs with some Prunes & Currants 12 1 Box with four Perukes 2 of them very old 3 10 4 Killing Knives w[i]th a small Bundle of Twine 2 4 1/2 2 Old course Huckaback Table Cloths & Napkins & 3 Towels 14 6 2 Speckled Shirts new, 12 holl[en]d shirts, 6p.
But through a miracle of stage-craft, the exposition suddenly reappears (same key, register, and instrument) like a rabbit from under the composer's peruke (Example 1).
Nay, 'tis the line that makes one puke on one's fedora or peruke.
Jean-Pierre Leaud as Louis, all but consumed by his peruke, nerves leaping in his powdered cheek, deteriorates magnificently.
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As master of the house, Carlos de Beistegui received his guests on top of a magnificent staircase, hung with tiepolos, dressed in the scarlet silk robes of a Procurator of the Republic of Venice, sporting a huge peruke in the early 18th century manner.
A letter in The Connoisseur (1755) joked about the multitude of self-styled gentry: all the 'women' had become 'ladies', and 'Every priggish fellow, who can clap a queue to his peruke and hang a sword awkwardly dangling by his side, thence assumes the importance as well as the name of a Gentleman'.