pegboard

[ peg-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈpɛgˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

noun

a board having holes into which pegs are placed in specific patterns, used for playing or scoring certain games.

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Origin of pegboard

First recorded in 1895–1900; peg + board

Definition for pegboard (2 of 2)

Peg-Board
[ peg-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈpɛgˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

Trademark.

a brand name for perfboard.
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Example sentences from the Web for pegboard

  • 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 pegboard

pegboard
/ (ˈpɛɡˌbɔːd) /

noun

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