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pegwood

[ peg-wood ]
/ ˈpɛgˌwʊd /
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noun
a rod of orangewood or dogwood usually 0.08–0.24 inch (2–6 millimeters) in diameter, cut in various ways at the end and used by watchmakers for cleaning jewels.
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Origin of pegwood

First recorded in 1800–85; peg + wood1

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