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    peg - Dictionary definition and meaning for word peg

    Definition
    (noun) a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
    Synonyms : nog
    Definition
    (noun) small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
    Synonyms : pin
    Definition
    (noun) informal terms for the leg
    Synonyms : pin , stick
    Example Sentence
    • fever left him weak on his sticks
    Definition
    (noun) a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
    Synonyms : leg , pegleg , wooden leg
    Definition
    (noun) regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument Definition
    (noun) a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
    Synonyms : oarlock , pin , rowlock , thole , tholepin
    Definition
    (verb) succeed in obtaining a position
    Synonyms : nail , nail down
    Example Sentence
    • He nailed down a spot at Harvard
    Definition
    (verb) pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into Definition
    (verb) fasten or secure with a wooden pin
    Synonyms : peg down
    Example Sentence
    • peg a tent
    Definition
    (verb) stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations
    Example Sentence
    • The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar
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