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peg leg

noun
1.
an artificial leg, especially a wooden one.
2.
a person with an artificial leg.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70
Related forms
peglegged, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for peglegged

peg leg

noun (informal)
1.
an artificial leg, esp one made of wood
2.
a person with an artificial leg
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Slang definitions & phrases for peglegged

peg leg

modifier

: Watch me pass that peg-leg gimp

noun phrase

A person who wears a wooden leg (1872+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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