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Any of the pegs in the neck of a stringed musical instrument around which the strings are wound, and which are turned to adjust their tension and so tune the instrument.
- ‘He traced the flawless black ivory of the fingerboard, moving up to the tuning pegs, to continued on to curl along with the scroll at the end.’
- ‘The strings shone silver in a frame of midnight ebony, and faceted gems flashed back the fire from the tuning pegs.’
- ‘When I finally got the parts, he told me that when i change the tuning pegs, there will be extra holes on the headstock.’
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