Definition of Bagwig

1. n. A wig, in use in the 18th century, with the hair at the back of the head in a bag.



Definition of Bagwig

1. a type of wig [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bagwig

bagses
bagsful
bagsie
bagsied
bagsing
bagsy
bagsying
baguet
baguets
baguette
baguettes
baguio
baguios
bagwash
bagwashes
bagwig (current term)
bagwigs
bagworm
bagworms
bah
bahada
bahadas
bahadur
bahadurs
bahaha
bahamas
bahar
bahars
bahia coquilla

Literary usage of Bagwig

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1. Miscellanies by William Makepeace Thackeray (1877)
"As I was discoursing with my friend Eugenio in this impressive way, Lord Buckram passed us, the son of the Marquis of bagwig, and knocked at the door of the ..."

2. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"bagwig is a sad unromantic name for a poem. ... then, and not bagwig. And, Dishwash, you may say everywhere, that in my poem of the " Flower-pot," you ..."

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