from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A wooden leg, usually tapered, strapped onto the stump of an amputated leg.
- v. To limp or hobble (as if having a wooden leg)
- adj. Descriptive of one with such a leg. E.g. "Peg-leg Pete".
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A wooden leg of the simplest form.
- n. One who walks on a wooden leg: so called in contempt or derision.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
I finkso teh kitteh wuz yoozin ur peg-leg az a skratchin post.
That means that extreme versions — triple-pleated pants with a peg-leg proportion, for example — will look dated rather than au courant.
I showed him the scar where on March 25 one of his guys 'bullets came a millimeter away from putting me in the peg-leg set.
Now peg-leg jeans and pre-ripped T shirts are making their way up from ultrahip clubs in New York City to malls near you, and so is the new-wave music and old-school hip-hop behind the look.
Why would anyone buy high-waisted, peg-leg khakis when you can get hip-hugging, flare khakis in your size?
Well, if you take into account his peg-leg, the 'Strain won, then, right?
I would have had the little peg-leg squire arrest me, only I knew this meeting was going to be pulled off to-day, to let the world know what was going on in West Virginia.
The students claim that the posters were supposed to be pretty clear satire — quite plausible, given the “lasers in eye” and “peg-leg for smuggling and heroin,” and the “Brought to you by Students for Conservativo-Fascism Awareness.”
Once in a while I wear some cropped pants--I have some nice gaucho-style ones that are flattering--but never those peg-leg capris that end right at the fullest part of my calf. ~shudder~
That would be sort of like finding out that the guy pirating music actually owned a galleon, had a parrot on his shoulder, wore an eye-patch, and had a peg-leg and a hook for a hand.