[ peg-wood ]

  1. 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.

Origin of pegwood

First recorded in 1800–85; peg + wood1

Words Nearby pegwood Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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