Peg

8 Definitions of Peg

The meaning of the word peg, the definition of Peg:

n. - A small, pointed piece of wood, used in fastening boards together, in attaching the soles of boots or shoes, etc.; as, a shoe peg.

n. - 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.

n. - One of the pins of a musical instrument, on which the strings are strained.

n. - One of the pins used for marking points on a cribbage board.

n. - A step; a degree; esp. in the slang phrase "To take one down peg."

v. t. - To put pegs into; to fasten the parts of with pegs; as, to peg shoes; to confine with pegs; to restrict or limit closely.

v. t. - To score with a peg, as points in the game; as, she pegged twelwe points.

v. i. - To work diligently, as one who pegs shoes; -- usually with on, at, or away; as, to peg away at a task.


The word "peg" uses 3 letters: E G P

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a - gape page peag   s - pegs  

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