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Skeg

skeg
1. A sort of wild plum.
2. A kind of oats.
3. The after part of the keel of a vessel, to which the rudder is attached.
Origin: Prov. E, also a stump of a branch, a wooden peg; cf. Icel. Skgr a wood, Sw. Skog. Cf. Shaw.


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