ETYM Old Eng. wegge, AS. wecg; akin to Dutch wig, wigge, Old High Germ. wecki, German weck a (wedge-shaped) loaf, Icel. veggr, Dan. vaegge, Swed. vigg, and probably to Lith. vagis a peg. Related to Wigg.
1. An iron with considerable loft and a broad sole.
2. Any shape that is triangular in cross section; SYN. wedge shape, cuneus.
3. Something shaped like a V that can be pushed between two things to separate them.