peg leg

an artificial leg, especially a wooden one.
a person with an artificial leg.


peglegged, adjective Unabridged
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peg leg
1.  an artificial leg, esp one made of wood
2.  a person with an artificial leg

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Example sentences
He has one peg leg and the other with a cloven hoof.
The eventual invention of a padded peg leg was a major technical breakthrough and became common practice for several centuries.
The unhappy youngsters encounter cold soup on a rainy day, a hurricane, and a villain with a peg leg.
If so, you would probably see that this invention allows for more normal movement than the peg leg.
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