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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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Jason Hart, though, reduced his side's deficit just a minute later and the Halton side were frustratingly pegged back just before half-time when Spencer Jordan earned a share of the spoils.
Portsmouth were also pegged back with 95 minutes on the clock as Carlisle grabbed a point in their survival fight after a 2-2 draw.
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
Elsewhere, Andre Gray hit a debut goal for Luton Town, but it wasn't enough for the Hatters as they were pegged back to a 1-1 draw at home to Grimsby Town.
1:1 BLACKBURN ASTON VILLA boss Alex McLeish admits his side are still some way off securing Barclays Premier League safety after being pegged back by a late David Dunn goal against Blackburn at Ewood Park.
Summary: Striker Luis Suarez gave Liverpool the perfect start to their season but they wasted the opportunity to press home their advantage as they were pegged back by Sunderland with a 1-1 draw.
There is a clear understanding that the factors affecting inflation are external and will not be pegged back by putting rates up.
Villarreal led through goals from Cani and Marco Ruben in a first-half display, but they were pegged back each time by strikes from Ronaldo.
Both players thrilled the Telford crowd with big breaks as they matched one another frame for frame once Robertson had been pegged back having won the first two frames.
As on the first day, Woods showed some promising form but was pegged back by some inconsistent play, eventually finishing with four birdies and four bogeys to leave him teetering on the projected cut.
Earlier in the day, Salman Butt posted 72 in Pakistan's innings, while some late big hitting from Shahid Afridi (48) also helped boost their total to 274, although the tourists were pegged back by four wickets for all-rounder Shane Watson.
Leaders Sussex were pegged back by the Nottinghamshire spinners in their bid to extend their advantage at the top of Nat-West Pro40 League Division One last night.