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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Something that is a counterfeit; A covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment.

Usage examples (4)
  • Also: une mèche folle = a stray lock/wisp of hair une mèche rebelle = a wayward lock of hair une mèche lente = a safety fuse une mèche postiche = a hairpiece, toupee
  • I encountered a number of words new to me in an enigmatic post chez l'Eudæmoniste (chez whom there is nil postiche) that is either a riff on the word post itself or a...
  • A metal false beard, or postiche, which was a sign of sovereignty, was worn by queens as well as kings ... a fashion existing from about 3000 to 1580 BC.
  • So postiche. for more
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