peg-top

adjective \ ˈpeg-ˈtäp \
variants: or peg-topped play \ˈpeg-ˈtäpt\

Definition of peg-top

: peg

First Known Use of peg-top

1858

in the meaning defined above

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peg top

noun

Definition of peg top

1 : a pear-shaped top that is made to spin on the sharp metal peg in its base by the unwinding of a string wound round its center
2 peg tops plural : peg trousers

First Known Use of peg top

1747

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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