peg

All Noun Verb
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  • I carried the water in a home-made pegging set on my head. Cited from Slave Narratives: Oklahoma Narratives, by Work Projects Administration
  • At least the plans are done and the ground has been pegged out. Cited from Punch, Vol. 159, July 28th, 1920, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • The individual elements were held together by means of iron pegs cast in lead.
  • In addition to being a peg, he could also be described as a bridge.
  • Only one peg can be held on to one at a time.
  • You keep pegging along, and when he gets enough, he'll come back. Cited from The Rules of the Game, by Stewart Edward White
  • They'd come out and turn the box over if it was not well pegged down. Cited from Trapped by Malays, by George Manville Fenn
  • It was down-hill and up-hill and across and through; but we pegged along. Cited from Pluck on the Long Trail, by Edwin L. Sabin
  • If the pegs are not there the information will fall to the ground. Cited from The "Goldfish", by Arthur Train
  • Takes a deal of practice to strike them pegs fair and full. Cited from Punch, Vol. 99, Jul 5, 1890, ed. by Sir Francis Burnand
  • All that was required was that we should keep pegging away. Cited from Ireland In The New Century, by Horace Plunkett
  • The no-pegging rule must be stated before the game begins.
  • We could pull out de pegs and let de water out. Cited from Slave Narratives: Oklahoma Narratives, by Work Projects Administration
  • It took them some hours' work to make and fit the pegs. Cited from Under Drake's Flag, by G. A. Henty
  • They used wooden pegs for his hands and his feet; and he didn't die. Cited from Short Stories Old and New, Selected and Edited by C. Alphonso Smith
  • So far you have only been pegging out the ground it is going to occupy. Cited from The Practice and Science Of Drawing, by Harold Speed
  • We've got to keep pegging away till it does rain, that's all. Cited from Big Timber, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Then the days passed slowly until Peg's first letter came. Cited from Peg O' My Heart, by J. Hartley Manners
  • They flung him down and pegged him to the ground with their weight. Cited from Steve Yeager, by William MacLeod Raine
  • If a player is out, he must stand on the wall and get pegged by the player who got him out.
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Meaning of peg

  • noun A wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
  • noun Small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
  • noun A prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
  • noun Regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument
  • noun A holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
  • verb Pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into
  • verb Fasten or secure with a wooden pin
    peg a tent
  • verb Stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations
    The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar