Usage examples for wig

  1. Down the hall she hurried, leaving Mr. Treadwell to look for the wig himself, and this he was doing. – Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue Giving a Show by Laura Lee Hope
  2. For instance, why does he wear a wig? – Danger at the Drawbridge by Mildred A. Wirt
  3. She was so clever that, incredible as it sounds, she made herself a wig and some false teeth, and yet she came of a race whose women were not accustomed to serve themselves with their own hands; for the blood of the venerable and aristocratic Altoviti family of Florence flowed in her veins. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  4. At a motion from Kennedy, as he pulled off his wig, I pulled off the little false beard. – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  5. Dr. Duche passed us," says Jack, whom now I quote, " in a fine wig and black silk small- clothes. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  6. Each, with his steady, unmoved gaze, his stiffly- curled false wig and beard, and his solemn, deliberate manner, resembled the two huge statues, which, the one precisely similar to the other, stood also motionless in their respective places, gazing calmly into the stream. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  7. She did not relish having even old Billy see her without her wig. – The Comings of Cousin Ann by Emma Speed Sampson
  8. He had a wig, and looked very venerable indeed. – Wych Hazel by Susan and Anna Warner
  9. " Get the clothes and the wig and things, Jim. – The World For Sale, Volume 2. by Gilbert Parker
  10. Emilia kept her eyes on her father in the orchestra, full of pity for his deplorable wig, in which she read his later domestic history, and sad tales of the family dinners. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  11. Any woman could just instinctively see through everything from her wig to her waist, and that's why she has grown to hate me so. – A Woman's Will by Anne Warner
  12. They said I'd have no chance to get married without any hair, she continued, so I got a wig- never could find my own hair- and come West for a chance. – Laramie Holds the Range by Frank H. Spearman
  13. Mag, I want you some day, when you can get off, to come and see that wig. – In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson
  14. Nay, love, if you so thin Your beard, you'll want a wig upon your chin! – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood
  15. Suddenly he parted the flaxen wig and examined a place on the head. – The Portion of Labor by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  16. He wore a tie wig and a wonderful bright uniform; for he was master of the music in that great house. – Child's Own Book of Great Musicians: Liszt by Thomas Tapper
  17. The entreaties of his Eminence were all in vain; for David would not consent to restore his precious wig, saying, that " he ought to be very glad he had taken off no more than that." – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  18. Of course, Nigel remembered, he had just taken off his wig. – Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson
  19. You might as well go back to your old tie- wig, you know. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  20. So this thoughtless little fellow climbed up on a chair, and pulled the wig off the nail, and then went into the closet and got a pair of new boots of his own; and running down as fast as he could, he pulled the wig over the poor boy's ears, and helped him on with the boots. – Aunt Fanny's Story-Book for Little Boys and Girls by Frances Elizabeth Barrow