Skeg (?), n. [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.



2. pl.

A kind of oats.

Farm. Encyc.

3. Naut.

The after part of the keel of a vessel, to which the rudder is attached.


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