mumblety-peg

noun
mum·​ble·​ty-peg | \ˈməm-bəl-(tē-)ˌpeg, -blē-ˌpeg\
variants: or less commonly mumble-the-peg \-​bəl-​(t͟hə-​)ˌpeg, -​blē-​ˌpeg \ or mumble peg \-​bəl-​ˌpeg, -​blē-​ \

Definition of mumblety-peg 

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

First Known Use of mumblety-peg

1627, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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

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