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  Words related to peg

Related / Similar Words: nog, pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock, wooden leg, leg, pegleg, stick, peg down, nail down, nail

 

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

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    See Also: pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow down, narrow, specify

     

    Hyponyms: tee, golf tee, tent peg, treenail, trenail, trunnel

     

    Part Meronyms: dinghy, dory, rowboat, stringed instrument

     

    Derivational Morphology: peg down, nog, pin

     

     
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