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  • proper n. A diminutive of the female given names Peggy and Margaret.
  • proper n. The city of Winnipeg. Usually preceded by the.

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Examples

  • | Reply its all about how they play him in the film, Peg is a bullseye for comedy no questions asked, but seriousness needs more proving ground.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Simon Pegg is Scotty in Star Trek!!

  • Peg is a writer with 2 (lots of fun to read about) little girls ... one of whom is just dying to go to Space Camp with 49 other great kids.

    pimpity pimpity pimpity

  • ‘Lovely Peg’ for the third time in one evening, to make an extemporaneous substitution of the name ‘Florence;’ but finding this difficult, on account of the word Peg invariably rhyming to leg (in which personal beauty the original was described as having excelled all competitors), he hit upon the happy thought of changing it to

    Dombey and Son

  • Designed by Brunel University student Oliver MacCarthy, the Weather Predicting Clothes Peg is outfitted with sensors to detect changes in air pressure correlated to rain.

    Boing Boing: September 4, 2005 - September 10, 2005 Archives

  • In developing training, which I will address another day, I have had a great partner in Peg Burnette, of the University of Illinois Chicago Library of the Health Sciences-Peoria.

    Your stories/Handheld Headlines Feb. 16, 2002

  • Mumblety-Peg is an old pastime, consisting of tossing a pocket-knife from various positions so that the blade will stick in the ground.

    Naomi Craig RA: Sports and Games

  • I never heard of it since, but grandpa had some we called Peg Teg.

    Oral History Interview with Herman Newton Truitt, December 5, 1978. Interview H-0054. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • Peg is having first-rate 'opportunities' in the way of dancing, gymnastics and other accomplishments of a bodily sort.

    Familiar Letters of William James II

  • His solo on Peg is short, and admirably controlled

    Word Magazine - Comments

  • Peg 'for the third time in one evening, to make an extemporaneous substitution of the name' Florence; 'but finding this difficult, on account of the word Peg invariably rhyming to leg (in which personal beauty the original was described as having excelled all competitors), he hit upon the happy thought of changing it to Fle-e-eg; which he accordingly did, with an archness almost supernatural, and a voice quite vociferous, notwithstanding that the time was close at band when he must seek the abode of the dreadful Mrs MacStinger.

    Dombey and Son

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