bewigged

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ wigged.

Adjective[edit]

bewigged (not comparable)

  1. Wearing a wig.
    • 1853 -- The Gentleman's Magazine (page 375) [1]
      No profanity was intented when zealous, close-cropped, and bare-headed ecclesiastics reminded their bewigged brethren that they were bound to imitate Christ in all things, and then asked them if the Saviour were likely to recognise a resemblance to himself in a priest under a wig.
    • 1999 -- Toward an International Criminal Court: A Council Policy Objective by Alton Frye (page 46) [2]
      Why should anyone imagine that bewigged judges in The Hague will succeed where cold steel has failed?