an artificial leg, especially a wooden one.
a person with an artificial leg.
an artificial leg, esp one made of wood
a person with an artificial leg
: Watch me pass that peg-leg gimp
A person who wears a wooden leg (1872+)
[peg-ler] /ˈpɛg lər/ noun 1. (James) Westbrook, 1894–1969, U.S. journalist.
[peg] /pɛg/ noun 1. a pin of wood or other material driven or fitted into something, as to fasten parts together, to hang things on, to make fast a rope or string on, to stop a hole, or to mark some point. 2. Informal. a leg, either real or wooden: still on his pegs at […]
[peg-muh-tahyt] /ˈpɛg məˌtaɪt/ noun, Petrology. 1. a coarsely crystalline granite or other high-silica rock occurring in veins or dikes. /ˈpɛɡməˌtaɪt/ noun 1. any of a class of exceptionally coarse-grained intrusive igneous rocks consisting chiefly of quartz and feldspar: often occurring as dykes among igneous rocks of finer grain pegmatite (pěg’mə-tīt’) Any of various coarse-grained igneous […]
n. “divination by fountains,” 1727, from Latinized form of Greek pege “fountain, spring” (of unknown origin) + -mancy.