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the stationary support in a machine or power tool that supports and drives a revolving part (as a chuck or the spindle on a lathe)

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"All the Dallas's had the peghead plate with George Formby's name," he said.
Joe Jakonczuk said he has been playing banjos "off and on for 25 years" and has noticed that Arkansans "have an affinity for things having to do with the state or its history and culture." This recognition prompted him to use his engineering skills to produce the "Razorback," his first banjo model, which has a "fiddle-shaped peghead."
Gibson reports that Earl worked closely with Gibson craftsmen for the return of the original peghead design, "as well as the glowing sunburst brown finish on the curly maple resonator and neck."