Definition of Peruked
1. Adjective. Wearing a wig popular for men in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Definition of Peruked
1. peruke [adj] - See also: peruke
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Literary usage of Peruked
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1902)
"... and the peruked and frilled marquis and chevaliers. The costumes worn at the ball were typical of the event commemorated, and were patterned after the ..."
2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1912)
"A fresh bumper, then, to the great little apostle of pure reason, the peruked precisian and fence-viewer! Or, more temperately, a fresh sprig of bay on his ..."
3. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great: in ten vol by Thomas Carlyle (1859)
"This insulted Orson is swinging a tremendous club upon the little peruked ribboned high gentleman, promenading loftily in his preserves yonder! ..."
4. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great: Called by Thomas Carlyle (1873)
"This insulted Orson is swinging a tremendous club upon the little peruked ribboned high gentleman, promenading loftily ' BA Letter from an English Traveller ..."
5. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"... peruked, ribboned, high gentleman, promenading loftily to his preserves yonder! The Prussian forces march, steady, continual; Crown-Prince Fried- rich's ..."
6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1825)
"... according to French theatrical custom, converted the rude old Gothic warriors of Castille and Leon into the amply-peruked and etiquette- trammelled ..."
7. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1901)
"3 Mr. Curtis's words are : •• Tradition • • * on one occasion, points out peruked and powdered Talleyrand among the guests. This betrays the presence in the ..."