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proper noun 
  1. a female given name, diminutive of Peggy

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noun 
  1. A cylindrical wooden, metal etc. object used to fasten or as a bearing between objects.
  2. A protrusion used to hang things on.
  3. (cribbage) A peg moved on a crib board to keep score.
verb (peg, g, ing)
  1. To fasten using a peg.
  2. To narrow the cuff openings of a pair of pants so that the legs take on a peg shape.
  3. To pin down or otherwise affix using a pin.
  4. To throw.
  5. (cribbage) To move one's pegs to indicate points scored.
  6. To indicate or ascribe, as "He's been pegged as a suspect." Usage assumed to originate from the use of pegs or pins as markers on a bulletin board or a list.
Etymology: & pegge, probably cognate and rhymed with wegge.


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