Wearing a wig.

No profanity was intented when zealous, close-cropped, and bare-headed ecclesiastics reminded their bewigged brethren that they were bound to imitate Christ in all things, and then asked them if the Saviour were likely to recognise a resemblance to himself in a priest under a wig.

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  • bewigged — [bē wigd′, biwigd′] adj. wearing a wig …   English World dictionary

  • Bewigged — Bewig Be*wig , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bewigged}.] To cover (the head) with a wig. Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bewigged — adjective : clothed in or marked by official dignity or importance the Age of Reason, with its bewigged platitudes L.P.Smith …   Useful english dictionary

  • bewigged — adjective Date: 1774 wearing a wig …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bewigged — /bi wigd /, adj. wearing a wig. [1765 75; BE + WIG + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • bewigged — adj. wearing a wig …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bewigged — adjective (of a person) wearing a wig …   English new terms dictionary

  • bewigged — adjective formal wearing a wig …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bewigged — be•wigged [[t]bɪˈwɪgd[/t]] adj. wearing a wig • Etymology: 1765–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • bewigged — /bəˈwɪgd/ (say buh wigd), /bi / (say bee ) adjective wearing a wig …   Australian English dictionary

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