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 peg peg

noun

  • () a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface  ( nog, peg )
    a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
  • a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing  ( oarlock, peg, pin, rowlock, thole, tholepin )
    a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
  • regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument  ( peg )
    regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument
  • a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg  ( leg, peg, pegleg, wooden leg )
    a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
  • informal terms for the leg  ( peg, pin, stick )
    informal terms for the leg
     fever left him weak on his sticks
    fever left him weak on his sticks
  • small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.  ( peg, pin )
    small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
  • verb

  • stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations  ( peg )
    stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations
     The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar
    The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar
  • fasten or secure with a wooden pin  ( peg, peg down )
    fasten or secure with a wooden pin
     peg a tent
    peg a tent
  • pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into  ( peg )
    pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into
  • succeed in obtaining a position  ( nail, peg, nail down )
    succeed in obtaining a position
     He nailed down a spot at Harvard
    He nailed down a spot at Harvard


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