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3 entries found for peg.
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Main Entry: 1peg
Pronunciation: primarystresspeg
Function: noun
1 a : a small usually cylindrical pointed piece (as of wood) used to pin down or fasten things or to fit into or close holes <a tent peg> b : a tapered wooden piece in a musical instrument (as a violin) that is turned to tighten or loosen a string to adjust pitch
2 : a piece that sticks out and is used as a support or boundary marker
3 : 1STEP 5, degree <take someone down a peg>
4 : 2THROW 1 <a quick peg to first base>

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