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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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| IT'S THERE: Conor Mahoney scores Honley's third goal following a corner from the right, but they were pegged back by Brighouse Sports and eventually lost 4-3
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.
Wrexham boss Brian Carey was last night ruing three missed points after the Dragons were pegged back for a point at Darlington.
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Town forced to settle for share of spoils COLNE 2 RUNCORN T 2 RUNCORN Town's search for their first victory of the season continues after they were pegged back against Colne.
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.