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pegboard

[peg-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈpɛgˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
a board having holes into which pegs are placed in specific patterns, used for playing or scoring certain games.
Origin of pegboard
1895-1900
1895-1900; peg + board

Peg-Board

[peg-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈpɛgˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
Trademark.
1.
a brand name for perfboard.
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  • Sally nodded to a sort of peg-board map that indicated the location of each ship in the convoy at any particular moment.

British Dictionary definitions for peg-board

pegboard

/ˈpɛɡˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
a board having a pattern of holes into which small pegs can be fitted, used for playing certain games or keeping a score
2.
another name for solitaire (sense 1)
3.
hardboard perforated by a pattern of holes in which articles may be pegged or hung, as for display
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