peg legged

peg leg

noun
1.
an artificial leg, especially a wooden one.
2.
a person with an artificial leg.

Origin:
1760–70

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

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peg-leg definition


  1. n.
    a rude nickname for someone with a wooden peg for a leg. (Now used primarily in reference to theatrical pirates.) : Hey, peg-leg. Race you to the bar!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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