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peg

 
Noun peg has 6 senses
  1. peg, nog - a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
    --1 is a kind of pin
    --1 has particulars:
     tee, golf tee; tent peg; treenail, trenail, trunnel
    Derived forms: verb peg3, verb peg2
  2. peg, pin - small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
    --2 is a kind of marker, marking, mark
    Derived form: verb peg2
  3. pin, peg, stick - informal terms of the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"
    --3 is a kind of leg
  4. peg, wooden leg, leg, pegleg - a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
    --4 is a kind of prosthesis, prosthetic device
  5. peg - regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument
    --5 is a kind of
    regulator
    --5 is a part of stringed instrument
  6. peg, pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock - a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
    --6 is a kind of holder
    --6 is a part of dinghy, dory, rowboat
Verb peg has 4 senses
  1. nail down, nail, peg - succeed in obtaining a position; "He nailed down a spot at Harvard"
    --1 is one way to succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. peg - pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into into
    --2 is one way to
    pierce, thrust
    Derived forms: noun peg2, noun peg1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. peg, peg down - fasten or secure with a wooden pin; "peg a tent"
    --3 is one way to attach
    Derived form: noun peg1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. 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"
    --4 is one way to
    stabilize, stabilise
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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