to scold, to reprimand.
|Delhi Sketch Bk 1 Aug. 90/2: Did not the Brigadier find fault with me / And wig me on Parade?|
|Hills & Plains I 285: No one could wig a magistrate, snub a planter, or silence a missionary more courageously than he.|
|Lays of Ind (1905) 23: So he wasn’t removed, wigged, or tried for his life.|
|Echo 26 Mar. n.p.: So alarmed at the prospect of being wigged from home [F&H].|
|Boy’s Own Paper 30 Sept. 839: We’ve doctored you, wigged you, advised you and trained you.|
|Capricornia (1939) 483: [He] wigged the Government for its ignorance of what it ought to know.|