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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
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Peg

A tapered cylindrical wooden pin that is driven through a hole to hold two or more members together.
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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)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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The M&S made-to-measure scored eight, the Tailor Store shirt seven, the 40 Savile Row version four points while the M&S off-the-peg did not win any points at all.
Bergmann, the concrete cylinders are standard off-the-peg industrial grade, each weighing 9.5 tons.
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However Mr Ahmed's company uses the Emanuel name on a range of off-the-peg clothing, and has the right to use it on perfume and luggage as well as cosmetics, jewellery and clothing.
At 2ft 5in, he can't find off-the-peg suits to fit him.
Although specialising in BESPOKE tailoring, he also sells off-the-peg suits and JACKETs, and caters for all budgets.
Austin and Pickersgills have beaten off strong Japanese rivalry to win firm orders for off-the-peg SD14 cargo ships, which will guarantee jobs until the middle of 1978 1983 Talks were taking place this afternoon at the offices of ACAS, in attempt to avert the threatened world-wide strike by 28,000 members of the National Union of Seaman over the crewing of the troopship Keren.
The transfer will see her full range of off-the-peg dresses available to buy from the department store.
BRITAIN'S biggest off-the-peg suit has gone on sale following an increase in demand for supersize clothing, The massive XXXXL suit, which comes with 64-inch chest jacket and 60-inch waist trousers, is wide enough to comfortably fit two normal-size adults inside.
Surgeons currently have a stock of "off-the-peg" joints in different sizes which they trim and cement to fit different patients during operations.
Buy off-the-peg or have one custom-made in your chosen colour to suit your space.
The practice is working on a major housing development in Cambridge and plans to incorporate off-the-peg brass cladding panels (developed by copper specialists KME) in a six-storey apartment block.