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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of fastening with pegs.

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  • verb Present participle of peg.

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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