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Busby

(A). A frizzled wig. Doctor Busby, master of Westminster school, did not wear a frizzled wig, but a close cap, somewhat like a Welsh wig. (See Wigs.)

Busby

The tall cap of a hussar, artillery-man, etc., which hangs from the top over the right shoulder.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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