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peg top

noun
1.
a child's wooden top that spins on a metal peg.
2.
peg tops, peg-top trousers.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40

peg-top

[peg-top] /ˈpɛgˌtɒp/
adjective
1.
wide at the hips and narrowing to the ankle:
peg-top trousers; peg-top skirts.
Origin
1730-40; adj. use of peg top (def 1)
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  • They had bought flaring suits with huge peg-top trousers and gigantic padded shoulders.
British Dictionary definitions for peg-top

peg-top

adjective
1.
(of skirts, trousers, etc) wide at the hips then tapering off towards the ankle

peg top

noun
1.
a child's spinning top, usually made of wood with a metal centre pin
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