a board having holes into which pegs are placed in specific patterns, used for playing or scoring certain games.
Origin of pegboard
First recorded in 1895–1900; peg
a brand name for perfboard.
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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
a board having a pattern of holes into which small pegs can be fitted, used for playing certain games or keeping a score
hardboard perforated by a pattern of holes in which articles may be pegged or hung, as for display
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