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1 a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface [syn: nog]
2 small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc. [syn: pin]
3 informal terms of the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks" [syn: pin, stick]
4 a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg [syn: wooden leg, leg, pegleg]
5 regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument
6 a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing [syn: pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock]


1 succeed in obtaining a position; "He nailed down a spot at Harvard" [syn: nail down, nail]
2 pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into into
3 fasten or secure with a wooden pin; "peg a tent" [syn: peg down]
4 stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations; "The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar" [also: pegging, pegged]pegged See peg

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  1. past of peg

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