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[peg-top] /ˈpɛgˌtɒp/

wide at the hips and narrowing to the ankle:
peg-top trousers; peg-top skirts.
a child’s wooden top that spins on a metal peg.
peg tops, peg-top trousers.
(of skirts, trousers, etc) wide at the hips then tapering off towards the ankle
a child’s spinning top, usually made of wood with a metal centre pin


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