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peg

peg

 
 
pronunciation:
peg
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
take down a peg
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small piece of wood or other material used to hold things together, fill a hole, or mark a place.
similar words:
pin, stake
definition 2: a pin in the neck of a musical instrument that may be turned to change the tension of a string.
phrase: take down a peg
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: pegged, pegging, pegs
definition: to fasten, plug, or mark with a peg or pegs.
She pegged the tent to the ground.
similar words:
plug, stake
derivations: pegless (adj.), peglike (adj.)
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