Definitions for peg

Definitions for (noun) peg

Main entry: peg, nog

Definition: a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface

Main entry: peg, oarlock, rowlock, thole, tholepin, pin

Definition: a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing

Main entry: peg

Definition: regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument

Main entry: peg, pegleg, wooden leg, leg

Definition: a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg

Main entry: pin, peg, stick

Definition: informal terms for the leg

Usage: fever left him weak on his sticks

Main entry: pin, peg

Definition: small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.

Definitions for (verb) peg

Main entry: peg

Definition: stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations

Usage: The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar

Main entry: peg, peg down

Definition: fasten or secure with a wooden pin

Usage: peg a tent

Main entry: peg

Definition: pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into

Main entry: peg, nail, nail down

Definition: succeed in obtaining a position

Usage: He nailed down a spot at Harvard

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