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Peg vs. Pug

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  • Peg (noun)

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

  • Peg (noun)

    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.

  • Peg (noun)

    A protrusion used to hang things on.

    "Hang your coat on the peg and come in."

  • Peg (noun)

    A support; a reason; a pretext.

    "a peg to hang a claim upon"

  • Peg (noun)

    A peg moved on a crib board to keep score.

  • Peg (noun)

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

  • Peg (noun)

    A small quantity of a strong alcoholic beverage.

  • Peg (noun)

    A place formally allotted for fishing

  • Peg (noun)

    A leg or foot.

  • Peg (noun)

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

  • Peg (noun)

    A step; a degree.

  • Peg (noun)

    Short for clothes peg.

  • Peg (noun)

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

  • Peg (noun)

    A stump.

  • Peg (verb)

    To peg.

    "Let's peg the rug to the floor."

  • Peg (verb)

    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."

  • Peg (verb)

    To fix a value or price.

    "China's currency is no longer pegged to the American dollar."

  • Peg (verb)

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

  • Peg (verb)

    To throw.

  • Peg (verb)

    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."

  • Peg (verb)

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

    "She pegged twelve points."

  • Peg (verb)

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

    "We pegged the speedometer across the flats."

  • Peg (verb)

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

  • Peg (verb)

    To keep working hard at something; to peg away.

  • Pug (noun)

    A bargeman. from the 16th c

  • Pug (noun)

    A small dog of an ancient breed originating in China, having a snub nose, wrinkled face, squarish body, short smooth hair, and curled tail. from the 18th c

    "Chinese pug|Dutch bulldog|Dutch mastiff|mini mastiff|mops|carlin|pugdog"

  • Pug (noun)

    chaff; the refuse of grain

  • Pug (noun)

    Any geometrid moth of the genus noshow=1.

  • Pug (noun)

    An elf or hobgoblin.

  • Pug (noun)

    An upper servant in a great house. from the 19th c

  • Pug (noun)

    A harlot; a prostitute. circa 1600

  • Pug (noun)

    One who fights with fists; a boxer

  • Pug (noun)

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

  • Pug (noun)

    A pug mill.

  • Pug (noun)

    The pawprint / footprint of an animal

  • Pug (noun)

    A term of endearment.from the 16th c

  • Pug (verb)

    To mix and stir when wet.

    "to pug clay for bricks or pottery"

  • Pug (verb)

    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.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Peg (noun)

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

  • Peg (noun)

    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.

  • Peg (noun)

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

  • Peg (noun)

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

  • Peg (noun)

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

  • Peg (noun)

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

  • Peg (noun)

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

  • Peg

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

  • Peg

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

  • Peg

    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.

  • Peg

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

  • Peg (verb)

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

  • Pug

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

  • Pug

    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.

  • Pug (noun)

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

  • Pug (noun)

    A pug mill.

  • Pug (noun)

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

  • Pug (noun)

    A name for a monkey.

  • Pug (noun)

    A name for a fox.

  • Pug (noun)

    An intimate; a crony; a dear one.

  • Pug (noun)

    Chaff; the refuse of grain.

  • Pug (noun)

    A prostitute.

  • Pug (noun)

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

  • Pug (noun)

    Any geometrid moth of the genus Eupithecia.

  • Pug (noun)

    A footprint; a track; as of a boar.

Webster Dictionary
  • Peg (noun)

    a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface

  • Peg (noun)

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

  • Peg (noun)

    informal terms of the leg;

    "fever left him weak on his sticks"

  • Peg (noun)

    a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg

  • Peg (noun)

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

  • Peg (noun)

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

  • Peg (verb)

    succeed in obtaining a position;

    "He nailed down a spot at Harvard"

  • Peg (verb)

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

  • Peg (verb)

    fasten or secure with a wooden pin;

    "peg a tent"

  • Peg (verb)

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

    "The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar"

  • Pug (noun)

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

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