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peag

also peage  (pēg)
n.
See wampum.

[Short for wampumpeag.]

peag

(piːɡ) or

peage

n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) less common words for wampum
[shortened from Narraganset wampompeag wampum]
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Noun1.peag - small cylindrical beads made from polished shells and fashioned into strings or beltspeag - small cylindrical beads made from polished shells and fashioned into strings or belts; used by certain Native American peoples as jewelry or currency
beads, string of beads - several beads threaded together on a string
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These are customs functions that will have to be addressed before the PEAG could be transferred to the BIR.
La eleccion de un numero bajo de ensayos de prueba (14 ensayos compatibles y 14 incompatibles) obedecia a la necesidad de impedir, o mitigar, los efectos potenciales de extincion del PEAG producida por la presentacion de ensayos de secuencias de estimulos incompatibles.
PEAG was formed in 2003 with the task to audit goods that have secured clearance.