Tou*pee" [F. toupet, dim. of OF. top a tuft; of Teutonic origin, and akin to E. top. See Top apex, and cf. Topet.]

1.

A little tuft; a curl or artificial lock of hair.

2.

A small wig, or a toppiece of a wig.

Her powdered hair is turned backward over a toupee. G. Eliot.

 

© Webster 1913.

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