Definitions of peg

  1. To fasten with pegs. To take a peg lower, or down a peg, to lower; to humble.
  2. To score with a peg, as points in the game; as, she pegged twelwe points.
  3. To fasten with small wooden pins; to mark by driving in small stakes of wood.
  4. To fasten with a peg:- pr. p. pegging; pa. t. and pa. p. pegged.
  5. To fasten with a peg.
  6. To drive ( a peg) into; fasten by pegs.
  7. To work diligently, as one who pegs shoes; - usually with on, at, or away; as, to peg away at a task.
  8. To work steadily; as, to peg a way at a task.
  9. stabilize ( the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations; " The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar"
  10. fasten or secure with a peg; " peg a tent"
  11. pierce with a peg; knock or thrust a peg into
  12. To fasten with pegs.
  13. a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
  14. a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
  15. regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument
  16. pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into into
  17. A drink of spirits, usually whisky or brandy diluted with soda water.
  18. A small, pointed piece of wood, used in fastening boards together, in attaching the soles of boots or shoes, etc.; as, a shoe peg.
  19. A wooden pin, or nail, on which to hang things, as coats, etc. Hence, colloquially and figuratively: A support; a reason; a pretext; as, a peg to hang a claim upon.
  20. One of the pins of a musical instrument, on which the strings are strained.
  21. One of the pins used for marking points on a cribbage board.
  22. A step; a degree; esp. in the slang phrase To take one down peg.
  23. A small pointed wooden pin; a piece of wood serving as a nail.
  24. A wooden pin for fastening boards, etc.: one of the pins of a musical instrument.
  25. A wooden pin.
  26. A small wooden pin.
  27. A small pointed chip of wood used as a pin or nail; one of the movable pins of an instrument by which the strings are strained.
  28. Pegged.
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