Definition of Peg down

1. Verb. Fasten or secure with a wooden pin. "Peg a tent"

Exact synonyms: Peg
Generic synonyms: Attach
Derivative terms: Peg



2. Verb. Define clearly. "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"
Exact synonyms: Nail Down, Narrow, Narrow Down, Pin Down, Specify
Generic synonyms: Determine
Specialized synonyms: Concretize
Derivative terms: Specifier

Definition of Peg down

1. Verb. to fasten soemthing to the ground using pegs. ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic) to identify clearly ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peg Down

peevishness
peevishnesses
peewee
peewee golf
peewees
peewit
peewits
pefloxacin
peg-and-socket articulation
peg-and-socket joint
peg-leg
peg-legging
peg away
peg back
peg down (current term)
peg it
peg leg
peg out
peg top
peg warmer
pegacorn
pegacorns
pegador
pegamoid
pegaptanib
pegasoid
pegaspargase
pegasus
pegasuses

Literary usage of Peg down

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1. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1901)
"... set (hence, to peg down). Der. propagandist, a coined word ; from the name of the society entitled Congregatio de propaganda fide. constituted at Rome, ..."

2. Floricultural Cabinet and Florists' Magazine. (1857)
"Verbenas, take off cuttings of those varieties intended for next year's growth ; peg down ; water in dry weather, and save seed. ..."

3. Floricultural Cabinet and Florists' Magazine. (1856)
"peg down the spreading dwarf species, and neatly tie up the rest to small ... To increase them, the best plan is to peg down some strong outside shoots, ..."

4. The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florists Magazine by Joseph Harrison (1856)
"peg down the spreading dwarf species, and neatly tie up the rest to small ... To increase them, the best plan is to peg down some strong outside shoots, ..."

5. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1894)
"One single Point, on which you are to fix, Must govern all that you shall intermix ; Before you quest for Circumstances round, peg down, at first, ..."

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