pegwood

/peg"wood'/, n.
a rod of boxwood of about 1/8 in. (3 mm) diameter, cut in various ways at the end and used by watchmakers for cleaning jewels.
[1800-85; PEG + WOOD1]

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Universalium. 2010.

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