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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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Perton's Barry Jones (Sensas Lifestyle MG) had to settle for second with 2-14-0 of perch, roach and gudgeon from peg five.
The cavalry sport requires a mounted horseman to pierce and pick up a peg from the ground at a full gallop.
Points are awarded for both retrieving the peg with either a sword or a lance, as well as team drill.Tent-pegging competitions have been held in the subcontinent for centuries, but are now largely reduced to the odd festival where turbaned riders mounted on horseback and armed with lances aim at tiny wooden blocks in shows of precision.
Chemically pure PEGs were purchased from Sinopharm Chemical Reagent Beijing Co., Ltd.
Influence of peg design and cement mantle thickness on pull-out strength of glenoid component pegs.
The peak phase change temperatures and latent heats of pure PEGs and their mixtures were measured by DSC (DSC-200PC, Netzsch).
The rotary motion of the follower (angular velocity [[omega].sub.p]) is provided by cooperation between the spherical surfaces 1 and the tapered slots of the lifted up pegs 3.
Put your hook through the peg that is central to the square shape.
Mike Broadley fished a 7m bolognaise rod and float on peg 114 on the deep bend in the upstream section to take fourth spot with small roach for 2lb 4oz.
Paul White from Bury took the honours from peg eight in this one.
While some countries have engaged in a "currency war" to eke, out short term growth, Hong Kong s currency peg has deprived it of the option of currency devaluation.
Sean, 39, who has been deaf since birth, caught his first cat at Shatterford just a few months ago and has been quite successful with them since then, landing several around the 40lb+ mark on both Erics and Masters Lake on various pegs. The monster was landed at 6.15pm Saturday morning on Peg 5 using luncheon meat on a size 2 hook with 20lb line.