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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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Two fans suffered serious burns when a tent and camping stove caught alight and another was treated for hand wounds after stabbing himself with a tent peg.
She was found battered over the head with an iron tent peg while painting patio doors at the family home in Hastings.
Two fans suffered serious burns when a tent and stove caught alight and another stabbed himself in the hand with a tent peg.
A PUPPY with an upset stomach stunned vets who discovered she had swallowed an 11 in tent peg.
He denied a prosecution suggestion that he attacked her with a metal tent peg when she turned up her CD player after he had turned it down.
Billie-Jo, 13, was battered to death with an iron tent peg in Hastings, East Sussex, in 1997.
The prosecution allege Jenkins battered 13-year-old Billie-Jo Jenkins over the head with a metal tent peg as she painted patio doors at the family's home in Hastings, East Sussex, in 1997.
She was bludgeoned to death with a tent peg as she painted patio doors at the family's home in Hastings, East Sussex.
Jenkins, 47, denies battering Billie-Jo, who was 13,to death with a metal tent peg at the family home in Hastings, East Sussex.
Sion jenkins, the former deputy head teacher accused of murdering his teenage foster daughter, Billie-Jo Jenkins, returned yesterday to the house in Hastings, East Sussex, where he is alleged to have bludgeoned her to death with a tent peg.
To win my Queen's Guide Award, I recall fashioning a tent peg out of a lump of wood, a skill lost to me in the intervening years.