Definition of pegbox in English:

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Pronunciation: /pɛɡbɒks/


A structure at the head of a stringed instrument where the strings are attached to the tuning pegs.
Example sentences
  • They run parallel to the main strings from tuning-pegs set either in the pegbox or in the side of the neck, under the fingerboard (where present), and through holes in the main bridge to the string-holder or tailpiece.

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