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pegwood

[peg-woo d] /ˈpɛgˌwʊd/
noun
1.
a rod of boxwood of about 1/3 inch (8.4 mm) diameter, cut in various ways at the end and used by watchmakers for cleaning jewels.
Origin of pegwood
1800-1885
1800-85; peg + wood1
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