What does the word wig mean?

Usage examples for wig

  1. He hung his wig on a bush while he fought. – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  2. The man handed him the wig, and as soon as the doctor put it on, he said to the messenger,- " This article has been bought and delivered; if you dare to touch it, I will prosecute you for robbery." – Curiosities of Impecuniosity by H. G. Somerville
  3. The morning that I am telling about, he was not yet up, as it was very early; and the wig was hanging on the nail, as I have told you. – Aunt Fanny's Story-Book for Little Boys and Girls by Frances Elizabeth Barrow