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skeg

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

skegn. [Prov. E., also a stump of a branch, a wooden peg; cf. Icel. skgr a wood, Sw. skog. Cf. Shaw.].
  •  A sort of wild plum.  Holland.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A kind of oats.  Farm. Encyc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The after part of the keel of a vessel, to which the rudder is attached.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

skeg, n.
1 a fin underneath the rear of a surfboard.
2 the after part of a vessel's keel or a projection from it.

Etymology
ON skeg beard, perh. via Du. scheg(ge)

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