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peg in Outdoor topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpegpeg1 /peΙ‘/ ●○○ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 short stickDHHDCC a short piece of wood, metal, or plastic that is attached to a wall or fits into a hole, used especially to hang things on or to fasten things together πŸ”Š Sarah hung her coat on the peg. πŸ”Š a table fitted together with pegs πŸ”Š a pattern made with coloured pegs on a board2 hanging wet clothes British English a small plastic or wooden object used to fasten wet clothes to a thin rope to dry syn clothes peg, clothespin American English3 tentDLO a pointed piece of wood or metal that you push into the ground in order to keep a tent in the correct position4 β†’ take/bring somebody down a peg (or two)5 musical instrumentAPM a wooden screw used to make the strings of a violin, guitar etc tighter or looser syn tuning peg6 β†’ a peg to hang something on7 drink British English old-fashionedDFD a small amount of strong alcoholic drink, especially whisky or brandy β†’ square peg in a round hole at square1(12)
Examples from the Corpus
pegβ€’ Serena hung her hat on a peg.β€’ Green in the chrome of the Harley, in the beach towel hung on a peg.β€’ His voice was nasal, to the extent that it sounded as if there was a clothes peg clipped on to his nose.β€’ Knock in rows of pegs just outside the patio boundary.β€’ The Creative Weaver comprises a perforated base board, with sets of pegs for setting up the design on the board.β€’ Saddles, gleaming immaculately and stirrup irons polished, hung neatly on pegs.β€’ Hang your coat on this peg.β€’ I clipped into the top peg and swung around in tides of feelings below the bulge.β€’ I also put on the real Sperzel locking tuning pegs as opposed to the fake ones that Fender are making now.