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peg

1. Informal a person's leg
2. Northern English dialect a tooth
3. Brit a small drink of wine or spirits, esp of brandy or whisky and soda
4. a mountaineering piton
5. Croquet a post that a player's ball must strike to win the game
6. Angling a fishing station allotted to an angler in a competition, marked by a peg in the ground

Peg

A tapered cylindrical wooden pin that is driven through a hole to hold two or more members together.

peg

[peg]
(engineering)
A small pointed or tapered piece, often cylindrical, used to pin down or fasten parts.
A projection used to hang or support objects.
(metallurgy)

peg

1. A pointed pin of wood, metal, or any other material; usually used as a fastener.
2. A cylindrical piece of wood used as a dowel pin to fasten wood members.
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esma moved in minus her clothes peg for she'd posted it to ena a week earlier, as a kind of bond for the room perhaps, she'd first found it amongst the debris of her mother's yard, beneath the plastic wire and next to the hated geranium bush.
You get medals for horses doing tap dancing, and bobbing about in a swimming pool with a clothes peg on your nose, so don't tell me darts is less of a sport than those events
STRANGE but true: a student from Brunel University has invented a clothes peg which forecasts the weather.
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Owen Dodds turned his bedroom at his parents' home near Otterburn, Northumberland, into a mini-munitions factory containing pipe bombs, explosive chemicals, a home-made pistol, a bomb timer, and an ignition switch made from a clothes peg, Newcastle Crown Court heard.
It was so bad that I had to drive to work with a clothes peg holding it down this morning in an attempt to train it to point downwards once more.
The explosives offences relate to a pyrotechnic fuse, nails, a modified pipe and modified clothes peg and chemicals including hydrogen peroxide, sulphuric acid and potassium nitrate.
For example, it can be used as a clothes peg holder, a sick bag for the rear seat of a taxi, a plumber's briefcase, a rainmate or even an Action Man parachute.