pegger

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From peg +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

pegger (plural peggers)

  1. A person who pegs (in any sense).
    1. (slang, archaic) A regular drinker of alcohol, especially brandy and soda.
    2. (historical) A person who, or machine that, attached the uppers to the soles of shoes using wooden pegs.

References[edit]

  • John Camden Hotten (1873) The Slang Dictionary