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noun [countable]     peg pronunciation in British English
/peɡ/
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singularpeg
pluralpegs
  1. 2
    an object fixed to a wall, door etc and used for hanging things on

    Her coat hung from a peg behind the door.

    1. b.
      an object pushed or hit into the ground to keep a tent in position
  2. 3
    music a screw used for making the strings on a musical instrument tighter or looser
  3. 4
    economics an arrangement that keeps a price, amount etc at the same level in relation to something else

    Officials have pledged that the currency peg to the US dollar will be maintained.

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