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Noun
A cylindrical wooden or metal object used to fasten or as a bearing between objects
“Leave about five inches hanging below the frame and insert a peg into the hole to secure the strand.”
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A distinct stage in a series of events or process
“Perhaps he's forgotten my inferior position, or perhaps I've gone up a peg.”
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A pointed wooden stake driven into the ground, typically to form a fence or to tether a horse
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A plug or stopper, typically made from bark and used for bottles
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A tooth on a gear wheel
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Each of the limbs on which a person or animal walks and stands
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An act of throwing
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A rod-shaped button bound with slack to the fabric
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A single portion of a liquid that is, or will be, imbibed
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A device for grasping or holding fast to something
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To fix, secure, join or mark with a peg or pegs
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“Cover it with a second dust sheet and peg the sheet to the ground at each of the four corners.”
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To fix or maintain something, such as prices, at a particular level or value
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“The leading central banks would get together, work out an agreement, and peg the price at a new level.”
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To categorize according to type or class
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“Fellow bikers and BMX fans peg his style as a unique mix of street and flatland riding.”
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(peg away) To work steadily and persistently
“In October, he returned to the city, settled in much as before, and continued to peg away at the manuscript.”
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To throw or launch something in a given direction
“He would slip the glove under his armpit, roll the ball across his chest to his throwing arm, and peg the ball to the infield.”
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To evaluate or estimate the extent, amount, or size of
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“The question arises, are we able to peg the length of this coming time of darkness?”
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To apply great and continuous effort
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To identify as relevant or important
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To describe within a narrative
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To restrain or keep in check
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To examine something with great care
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To appoint or specify as a selection
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To accuse of wrongdoing
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Identify clearly and definitely
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To be or give a sign or symptom of
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Adjective
Made of wood
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