Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of peg.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of fastening with pegs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of fastening with a peg or pegs, or of furnishing with pegs.
  • n. Pegs collectively, or material for pegs.
  • n. A beating; a drubbing.
  • n. The process or method of catching turtles with the peg.
  • n. Dogged or plodding perseverance in work.
  • n. In harvesting tobacco, the driving of a peg into the cut stalk to hang it upon while curing. For other methods see spearing, splitting.

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Examples

  • I am simply asking how one can establish an objective moral truth with the same degree of certainty that science achieves, say, in pegging the number of protons in a calcium nucleus at 20.

    Carry-Over Thread

  • Blue writes” It is amazing how much Opus One costs”, and he is right in pegging it as expensive.

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  • The Finance committee said it was "sympathetic to the idea of pegging social pensions to some index".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Pinning, known as pegging or dowelling in woodworking, allows rigid but dismountable joints to be made.

    1. Bonding

  • There was scepticism about the idea of pegging the franc to the euro , and analysts said the franc was likely to stay supported as long as worries about a global slowdown and debt problems in the United States and euro zone persisted.

  • On Thursday, Swiss National Bank officials floated the idea of pegging the franc's value to the euro, as a last-ditch effort to halt the currency's wild ride.

    NPR Topics: News

  • OPEC floated the idea of pegging crude oil to a basket of currencies, instead of the U.S. dollar.

    FOXNews.com

  • 'but, unhappily, though there is very little drunkenness, there is a great deal of what is called "pegging" -- an intermittent kind of tippling which goes on all day long, beginning very early and ending very late.

    The Golden Calf

  • Now, if he's wearing the bear suit while he's doing the nasty, and Aisha is wearing leg braces, or is in an "iron lung", or if she's "pegging" him...

    How to offend everyone (and get arrested)

  • Critical Ass- it seems approriate you mention "pegging" with your name being Critical Ass...

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  • The process of pricking molten glass with a tool that leaves small, air-filled hollows. When the glass is covered with a second gather, the hollows become air traps. This technique is used to decorate knops and paperweights.

    November 9, 2007