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Oxford dictionary definition of the word peg:
1a short pin or bolt, typically tapered at one end, that is used for securing something in place, hanging things on, or marking a position:
she put her mack on a peg in the hall
(also tent peg) a pin or bolt driven into the ground to hold one of the ropes or corners of a tent in position.
Britishshort for clothes peg.
a bung for stoppering a cask.
informal a footrest on a motorbike.
2a point or limit on a scale, especially of exchange rates:
the Mexican peso, linked to the dollar by a crawling peg, was distinctly too high
3chiefly Indian a measure of spirits:
have a peg of whisky
4a place marked by a peg and allotted to a competitor to fish or shoot from.
5 informal a person’s leg:
I have a good right peg and the ball ended up in the back of the net
6chiefly Baseball a strong throw.
verb (pegs, pegging, pegged)
1 [with object and adverbial] fix, secure, or mark with a peg or pegs:
drape plants with nets, pegging down the edges
hang (washing) on a line with clothes pegs:
clothes were pegged out on a line
allot a specified place to (a competitor) in a fishing or shooting competition by means of a marker:
we’ve been pegged next to the winning team
2 [with object] fix (a price, rate, or amount) at a particular level:
the dividend was pegged at 23.59p
informal, chiefly North American form a fixed opinion of; categorize:
the officer probably has us pegged as anarchists
3chiefly Baseball throw (a ball) hard and low:
the catcher pegs the ball to the first baseman