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. From Wordnik.com. [Enfants] Reference
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 gloomy meditation (or of course both). From Wordnik.com. [languagehat.com: POSTIL.] Reference
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. From Wordnik.com. [The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com] Reference
So postiche. From Wordnik.com. [From On High] Reference
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