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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Peg-Leg Porker also produces its own Tennessee Bourbon.
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.
Darrel shoveling dirt from the tractor bucket ever so carefully into the bed and filling up the cinder block holes while Peg-leg and Spanky inspected every movement.
POETIC JUSTICE Old Peg-Leg Pete, home from the sea Tends his allotment plot.
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.
One fan wrote to him saying he had only one leg and could he replace his peg-leg with one of McGwire's bats.
The trio have to overcome their problems to become 'all for one and one for all' in an unbeatable team so they can save beautiful Princess Minnie from the hands of evil Peg-leg Pete.
The mystery of a missing peg-leg has been solved - thanks to the Record.
Somehow the trio have to overcome their problems to become an unbeatable team and save beautiful Princess Minnie from the hands of the evil Peg-leg Pete.
The performances are scheduled continuously and entertain audiences through the comedic dialogue of "Jean Left-Feet," a peg-leg British pirate and his sophisticated French parrot "Too Loose Toucan.
Celine Gittens impresses as the Countess and Diana, Goddess of the Hunt, while Mathias Dingman has some wonderful moments as the rather well dressed gardener and later the peg-leg pirate chief who turns out to be Eros, the God of Love, ensuring it all ends happily.
The evil Peg-leg Pete has plans for the throne but only Princess Minnie stands in his way.