peg top

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peg top

(Games, other than specified) a child's spinning top, usually made of wood with a metal centre pin
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peg′ top`

1. a child's wooden top that spins on a metal peg.
2. peg tops, peg-top trousers.


wide or full at the top and tapered narrowly at the bottom:peg-top trousers; peg-top sleeves.
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Noun1.peg top - a pear-shaped top made of wood with a metal center pin
spinning top, teetotum, whirligig, top - a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin; "he got a bright red top and string for his birthday"
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After a very near miss as runner-up at Decoy Lakes last Wednesday, losing fish and weighing in 224lb, being pipped by 229lb, travelling back with many thoughts on 'what could have been', Matty put his head together and proved what an amazing talent he is by successfully taking on a sell-out 110 peg top field on the Glebe on Sunday.
A two-hour visit to the Toy Museum, across the Bosphorus on the Asian side of Istanbul, does not include the $8 entrance fee but does include a topac, a complimentary Ottoman-style peg top, for the kids.