peruke

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English[edit]

James II of England wearing a peruke.

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Etymology[edit]

From French perruque.

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Noun[edit]

peruke ‎(plural perukes)

  1. A wig, especially one with long hair on the sides and back, worn mainly by men in the 17th and 18th centuries.
    • 1819, Lord Byron, Don Juan, I.213:
      But now at thirty years my hair is grey— / (I wonder what it will be like at forty? / I thought of a peruke the other day—) [...].

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

peru +‎ -ke

Noun[edit]

peruke

  1. (fishing) wire trace, snood

Declension[edit]

Inflection of peruke (Kotus type 48/hame, kk-k gradation)
nominative peruke perukkeet
genitive perukkeen perukkeiden
perukkeitten
partitive peruketta perukkeita
illative perukkeeseen perukkeisiin
perukkeihin
singular plural
nominative peruke perukkeet
accusative nom.? peruke perukkeet
gen. perukkeen
genitive perukkeen perukkeiden
perukkeitten
partitive peruketta perukkeita
inessive perukkeessa perukkeissa
elative perukkeesta perukkeista
illative perukkeeseen perukkeisiin
perukkeihin
adessive perukkeella perukkeilla
ablative perukkeelta perukkeilta
allative perukkeelle perukkeille
essive perukkeena perukkeina
translative perukkeeksi perukkeiksi
instructive perukkein
abessive perukkeetta perukkeitta
comitative perukkeineen

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