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Peg

Definition

[n] a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
[n] a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
[n] regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument
[n] a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
[n] informal terms of the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"
[n] small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
[v] stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations; "The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar"
[v] fasten or secure with a peg; "peg a tent"
[v] pierce with a peg; knock or thrust a peg into
[v] succeed in obtaining a position; "He nailed down a spot at Harvard"

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