bust peg

noun

Definition of bust peg

: a post fixed to a flat base and used as a support for the clay or wax a bust is modeled from

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“Bust peg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bust%20peg. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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