pegboard

[peg-bawrd, -bohrd]

Origin of pegboard

First recorded in 1895–1900; peg + board

Peg-Board

[peg-bawrd, -bohrd]
Trademark.
  1. a brand name for perfboard.
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Contemporary Examples of pegboard

  • You take the metal tag with your name on it off the pegboard, glance at the tags sill hanging.

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Historical Examples of pegboard

  • The pegboard, an additional gift devised by Mrs. Alice H. Putnam, can also be had in two sizes, the large one to be preferred.


British Dictionary definitions for pegboard

pegboard

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 (def. 1)
  3. hardboard perforated by a pattern of holes in which articles may be pegged or hung, as for display
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