[ peg-wood ]
/ ˈpɛgˌwʊd /
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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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Thoroughly clean, well-finished jewel pushers are indispensable; as even pegwood is liable to leave fibres at least.Friction, Lubrication and the Lubricants in Horology|William T. Lewis