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Peg vs. Pug

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Pegnoun

A cylindrical wooden or metal object used to fasten or as a bearing between objects.

Pugnoun

A bargeman.

Pegnoun

Measurement between the pegs: after killing an animal hunters used the distance between a peg near the animal's nose and one near the end of its body to measure its body length.

Pugnoun

A small dog of an ancient breed originating in China, having a snub nose, wrinkled face, squarish body, short smooth hair, and curled tail.

Pegnoun

A protrusion used to hang things on.

‘Hang your coat on the peg and come in.’;

Pugnoun

(obsolete) chaff; the refuse of grain

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Pegnoun

(figurative) A support; a reason; a pretext.

‘a peg to hang a claim upon’;

Pugnoun

Any geometrid moth of the genus Eupithecia.

Pegnoun

(cribbage) A peg moved on a crib board to keep score.

Pugnoun

(obsolete) An elf or hobgoblin.

Pegnoun

(finance) A fixed exchange rate, where a currency's value is matched to the value of another currency or measure such as gold

Pugnoun

An upper servant in a great house.

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Pegnoun

(UK) A small quantity of a strong alcoholic beverage.

Pugnoun

A harlot; a prostitute.

Pegnoun

A place formally allotted for fishing

Pugnoun

One who fights with fists; a boxer

Pegnoun

A leg or foot.

Pugnoun

Any compressed clay-like material mixed and worked into a soft, plastic condition for making bricks, pottery or for paving. (Also pug soil)

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Pegnoun

One of the pins of a musical instrument, on which the strings are strained.

Pugnoun

A pug mill.

Pegnoun

A step; a degree.

Pugnoun

The pawprint / footprint of an animal

Pegnoun

Short for clothes peg.

Pugnoun

A term of endearment.

Pegnoun

(journalism) A topic of interest, such as an ongoing event or an anniversary, around which various features can be developed.

Pugverb

(transitive) To mix and stir when wet.

‘to pug clay for bricks or pottery’;

Pegnoun

A stump.

Pugverb

(transitive) To fill or stop with clay by tamping; to fill in or spread with mortar, as a floor or partition, for the purpose of deadening sound.

Pegverb

(transitive) To fasten using a peg.

‘Let's peg the rug to the floor.’;

Pugverb

To mix and stir when wet, as clay for bricks, pottery, etc.

Pegverb

(transitive) To affix or pin.

‘I found a tack and pegged your picture to the bulletin board.’; ‘She lunged forward and pegged him to the wall.’;

Pugverb

To fill or stop with clay by tamping; to fill in or spread with mortar, as a floor or partition, for the purpose of deadening sound. See Pugging, 2.

Pegverb

(transitive) To fix a value or price.

‘China's currency is no longer pegged to the American dollar.’;

Pugnoun

Tempered clay; clay moistened and worked so as to be plastic.

Pegverb

(transitive) To narrow the cuff openings of a pair of pants so that the legs take on a peg shape.

Pugnoun

A pug mill.

Pegverb

To throw.

Pugnoun

An elf, or a hobgoblin; also same as Puck.

Pegverb

To indicate or ascribe an attribute to. (Assumed to originate from the use of pegs or pins as markers on a bulletin board or a list.)

‘He's been pegged as a suspect.’; ‘I pegged his weight at 165.’;

Pugnoun

A name for a monkey.

Pegverb

(cribbage) To move one's pegs to indicate points scored; to score with a peg.

‘She pegged twelve points.’;

Pugnoun

A name for a fox.

Pegverb

To reach or exceed the maximum value on (a scale or gauge).

‘We pegged the speedometer across the flats.’;

Pugnoun

An intimate; a crony; a dear one.

Pegverb

To engage in anal sex by penetrating (one's male partner) with a dildo.

Pugnoun

Chaff; the refuse of grain.

Pegverb

(intransitive) To keep working hard at something; to peg away.

Pugnoun

A prostitute.

Pegnoun

A small, pointed piece of wood, used in fastening boards together, in attaching the soles of boots or shoes, etc.; as, a shoe peg.

Pugnoun

One of a small breed of pet dogs having a short nose and head; a pug dog.

Pegnoun

A wooden pin, or nail, on which to hang things, as coats, etc. Hence, colloquially and figuratively: A support; a reason; a pretext; as, a peg to hang a claim upon.

Pugnoun

Any geometrid moth of the genus Eupithecia.

Pegnoun

One of the pins of a musical instrument, on which the strings are strained.

Pugnoun

A footprint; a track; as of a boar.

Pegnoun

One of the pins used for marking points on a cribbage board.

Pugnoun

small compact smooth-coated breed of Asiatic origin having a tightly curled tail and broad flat wrinkled muzzle

Pegnoun

A step; a degree; esp. in the slang phrase "To take one down a peg."

‘To screw papal authority to the highest peg.’; ‘And took your grandees down a peg.’;

Pugnoun

a dog of a dwarf breed like a bulldog with a broad flat nose and deeply wrinkled face.

Pegnoun

A drink of spirits, usually whisky or brandy diluted with soda water.

‘This over, the club will be visited for a "peg," Anglice drink.’;

Pugnoun

a small, slender moth which rests with its wings stretched out to the sides.

Pegnoun

a hard throw, especially one made to put out a baserunner; as, the peg to the plate went wild.

Pugnoun

pugged clay.

Pegverb

To put pegs into; to fasten the parts of with pegs; as, to peg shoes; to confine with pegs; to restrict or limit closely.

‘I will rend an oakAnd peg thee in his knotty entrails.’;

Pugnoun

a boxer

‘a come-from-nowhere pug gets a shot at the heavyweight title’;

Pegverb

To score with a peg, as points in the game; as, she pegged twelwe points.

Pugnoun

the footprint of an animal

‘I saw the pug marks of the tigress in the soft earth’;

Pegverb

To identify; to recognize; as, she pegged him as a good carpenter; he was pegged as a blowhard as soon as he started speaking; he was pegged as a exceptional player even in high school.

Pugverb

work (clay) into a soft, plastic condition suitable for making bricks or pottery, without air pockets

‘bricks set in pugged clay’;

Pegverb

To throw (a ball); as, he pegged the runner out at second.

Pugverb

pack (a space) with pug, sawdust, or other material in order to deaden sound

‘old-fashioned pugging with dry sand cannot be carried out’;

Pegverb

To work diligently, as one who pegs shoes; - usually with on, at, or away; as, to peg away at a task.

Pugverb

track (an animal) by its footprints.

Pegnoun

a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface

Pug

The pug is a breed of dog with physically distinctive features of a wrinkly, short-muzzled face, and curled tail. The breed has a fine, glossy coat that comes in a variety of colors, most often light brown (fawn) or black, and a compact, square body with well-developed muscles.

Pegnoun

small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.

Pegnoun

informal terms of the leg;

‘fever left him weak on his sticks’;

Pegnoun

a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg

Pegnoun

regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument

Pegnoun

a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing

Pegverb

succeed in obtaining a position;

‘He nailed down a spot at Harvard’;

Pegverb

pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into into

Pegverb

fasten or secure with a wooden pin;

‘peg a tent’;

Pegverb

stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations;

‘The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar’;

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