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Definitions of peg:
  • noun:   a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
  • noun:   a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
  • noun:   regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument
  • noun:   a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
  • noun:   small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
  • noun:   informal terms of the leg
  • verb:   stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations
    Example: "The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar"
  • verb:   fasten or secure with a wooden pin
    Example: "Peg a tent"
  • verb:   pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into into
  • verb:   succeed in obtaining a position
  • name:  A female given name (rare: 1 in 100000 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #3778)

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