noun mum·ble·ty–peg \ˈməm-bəl-(tē-)ˌpeg, -blē-ˌpeg\
variants: or less commonly


play \-bəl-(thə-)ˌpeg, -blē-ˌpeg\ or

mumble peg

play \-bəl-ˌpeg, -blē-\

Definition of mumblety–peg

  1. :  a game in which the players try to flip a knife from various positions so that the blade will stick into the ground

Origin and Etymology of mumblety–peg

from the phrase mumble the peg; from the loser's originally having to pull out with his teeth a peg driven into the ground

First Known Use: 1627

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