peg-leg


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peg-leg

n. a rude nickname for someone with a wooden peg for a leg. (Now used primarily in reference to theatrical pirates.) Hey, peg-leg. Race you to the bar!
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Just down the street is Peg-Leg Porker, a BBQ restaurant flying its true Southern colours.
Mickey Mouse and his friends are enjoying a wagon ride until Peg-Leg Pete ruins their day.
Inject a touch of sports luxe with the silk-mix print bomber jacket or the quilted bomber and the peg-leg trouser.
I went out dressed as pirate for a friend's fancy dress party the other night and took with me a crutch for my make-believe peg-leg.
knew Buttercup's foot needed to be removed, but thought he do better than a peg-leg.
The stairs were in my flat, so I felt partially responsible, and I did my Florence Nightingale duty by driving Peg-leg to casualty the next day.
Downing's left peg could take Young down a peg or two, even though the talented Teessider will be more of a peg-leg for the foreseeable future.
With aspirations to become the all important ship's cat, Scratch must contend with getting his 'sea legs', dealing with a cantankerous cook, Peg-leg and living up to the reputation of the previous feline incumbent, Fluffy.
I hobbled around on a cane and most everyone thought it was part of the show, peg-leg pirate stuff.
Peg-Leg and the Nurses appear in each painting; the Nurses often cluster around Peg-Leg, who is pilfered from an ad for an interracial motel in the Catskills.
For starters, most pirates have at least one peg-leg to deal with and this must make controlling the pedals on their bikes extremely difficult.
Black waterfall jacket, pounds 28, Peacocks Red velvet prom dress, pounds 25, Primark Velvet peg-leg trousers, pounds 39.
Perhaps a new version of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island, with cabin boy Jim, battling Long John Silver, a fiendish peg-leg chartered a ccountant.
SOUTHPORT: A girl and her baby nephew from Southport, who dressed up as a peg-leg pirate and a parrot, struck gold in a fancy dress competition.
Peg-leg pirates with eye-patches are produced and most notably James Bond film villains with artificial arms, scars and absent limbs.