Pegm
Pegm Pegm, n. [L. pegma a movable stage, Gr. ?, orig., a framework.] A sort of moving machine employed in the old pageants. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

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  • Parapegm — Par a*pegm, n. [L. parapegma, Gr. ?, fr. ? to fix beside; para beside + ? to fix: cf. F. parapegme.] An engraved tablet, usually of brass, set up in a public place. [1913 Webster] Note: Parapegms were used for the publication of laws,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pegmatite — Peg ma*tite, n. [From Gr. ? something fastened together, in allusion to the quartz and feldspar in graphic granite: cf. F. pegmatite. See {Pegm}.] (Min.) (a) Graphic granite. See under {Granite}. (b) More generally, a coarse granite occurring as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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