peg-leg

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

peg-leg (plural peg-legs)

  1. A wooden leg, usually tapered, strapped onto the stump of an amputated leg.

Verb[edit]

peg-leg (third-person singular simple present peg-legs, present participle peg-legging, simple past and past participle peg-legged)

  1. To limp or hobble (as if having a wooden leg)

Adjective[edit]

peg-leg (not comparable)

  1. Descriptive of one with such a leg. E.g. "Peg-leg Pete".

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