gim peg

noun
\ ˈjim- \
variants: or gem peg \ ˈjem-​ \

Definition of gim peg

: a cranked iron support in a lapidary's mill for the block into which the gem stick is stuck

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History and Etymology for gim peg

gim alteration of gem

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“Gim peg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gim%20peg. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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