Definition of False hair

1. Noun. A covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment.

Exact synonyms: Hairpiece, Postiche
Specialized synonyms: Afro-wig, Switch, Toupe, Toupee, Wig
Generic synonyms: Attire, Dress, Garb

Lexicographical Neighbors of False Hair

false easting
false economy
false etymology
false face
false flat
false foxglove
false friend
false friends
false fruit
false garlic
false gavial
false glottis
false goatsbeard
false gromwell
false haematuria
false hair (current term)
false harmonic
false harmonics
false heather
false hellebore
false hermaphrodite
false hypertrophy
false image
false imprisonment
false indigo
false joint
false killer whale
false killer whales
false knots

Literary usage of False hair

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Laws of Health in Relation to the Human Form by Daniel Garrison Brinton, George Henry Napheys (1870)
"The most crabbed moralist, we presume, will hardly object to false hair in ... Women are quite right to wear what amount of false hair they need to dress ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Í. 3. a) to the false hair worn by Cyrus's grandfather " as is customary among the ... The fashionable ladies of Rome were much addicted to false hair, ..."

3. The Dawn of the XIXth Century in England: A Social Sketch of the Times by John Ashton (1906)
"Ladies' dress—French costume — Madame Recamier — The classical style— "Progress of the toilet"—false hair—Hair-dresser's advertisement—Th« Royal Family and ..."

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