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Wig (A)

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A head. Similarly, the French call a head a binette. As “Quelle binette!” or “Il a une drôle de binette!” M. Binet was the court wig-maker in the reign of Louis XIV. “M. Binet, qui foit les perruques du roy, demeure Rue des Petits-Champs.” (Almanack des addresses sous Louis XIV.)

“Fleas are not lobsters, dash my wig.”


S. Butler: Hudibras.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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