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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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After dominating the first half, in which Blackburn goalkeeper Paul Robinson made a series of stunning saves to keep his side in the game, Villa were pegged back after the break and were ultimately fortunate to escape with a point.
Mark Williams led surprise package Mark Joyce 4-0 on the other table only to be pegged back by the Walsall potter's increased fluency after the mid-session interval.
They were pegged back by Adam Voges, who picked up Joyce for 42 with his first ball and finished with three wickets for 25.
Burton led at seventh-placed Plymouth through Kelvin Stewart but were pegged back four minutes from time through Carl McHugh's header.
But they soon found themselves pegged back when winger Aaron Evans' turn of speed and power left the defence trailing and he touched down beneath the posts, added to by Rhys Hughes.
And despite being pegged back after the break they more than held their own against the Elite Round hosts.
The U's, who shocked tabletopping Gillingham 1-0 in the week, went ahead in the 10th minute through Alfie Potter, but were pegged back when Doug Loft fired in a magnificent 25-yard drive.
Two goals from Crawshaw and another from Eastick saw the home side take the lead twice, only to be pegged back on both occasions by a determined Ferryhill team.
Pacesetters pegged back WORCESTERSHIRE pegged back pace-setters Somerset with a comprehensive 54-run win in their Friends Life t20 Midlands/Wales/West group clash at Taunton.
The Minstermen were pegged back by the visitors from the North West coast who were reprieved into the division in pre-season and have hit an incredible run of form.
There is a clear understanding that the factors affecting inflation are external and will not be pegged back by putting rates up.
The Esh Group Stadium outfit led and were pegged back three times at Prescot Cables, David Dowson with the opener and Josh Home-Jackson at the double before Dowson's late winner made light of equalisers from Lee Madin, Jake Ellis and John Couch.