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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Wigg  \Wigg\,  Wig  \Wig\,  n.  [Cf.  D.  wegge  a  sort  of  bread,  G. 
  weck,  orig.,  a  wedge-shaped  loaf  or  cake.  See  {Wedge}.] 
  A  kind  of  raised  seedcake.  ``Wiggs  and  ale.''  --Pepys. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Wig  \Wig\,  n.  [Abbreviation  from  periwig.] 
  1.  A  covering  for  the  head,  consisting  of  hair  interwoven  or 
  united  by  a  kind  of  network,  either  in  imitation  of  the 
  natural  growth,  or  in  abundant  and  flowing  curls,  worn  to 
  supply  a  deficiency  of  natural  hair,  or  for  ornament,  or 
  according  to  traditional  usage,  as  a  part  of  an  official 
  or  professional  dress,  the  latter  especially  in  England  by 
  judges  and  barristers. 
  2.  An  old  seal;  --  so  called  by  fishermen. 
  {Wig  tree}.  (Bot.)  See  {Smoke  tree},  under  {Smoke}. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Wig  \Wig\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Wigged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  To  censure  or  rebuke;  to  hold  up  to  reprobation;  to  scold. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  artificial  head  of  human  or  synthetic  hair 
  2:  British  slang  for  a  scolding  [syn:  {wigging}] 

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