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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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20 Tipperary) Andy Oliver's gelding was having his third run this month when failing by a head to peg back the in-form Patrickswell over tonight's trip (5f) on yielding ground at Down Royal on Saturday.
The Tony Mullins-trained runner loves to bowl along in front and he could be hard to peg back.
KAYODE ODEJAYI struck twice to peg back NorthamptonOs encouraging early-season form.
Kieren Fallon put in a determined finish on last season's Breeders' Cup Mile winner, but could not peg back Six Perfections.
We've paired up with our pals at the Bank of Scotland to offer three lucky Hibees the chance to take a mate along to see their side bid to peg back the gap on the SPL's third-placed team.
The raider, although unable to peg back the front running winner, kept on well to be beaten a fraction over a length and a half.
CORRIG COUNT ran a blinder to peg back Shadayid in a decent one off open in front of the Sky cameras at Hove.