- n. 钉；桩；借口；琴栓
- vt. 限制；钉木钉
- vi. 疾行；孜孜不倦地做某事
- adj. 越往下端越细的
- n. (Peg)人名；(英)佩格(女子教名 Margaret 的昵称)；(西)佩格
1. perhaps from PIE *bak- "staff used as support". => eg: bacillus, bacterial.
- peg (n.)
- mid-15c., from Middle Dutch pegge "peg," a common Low German word (Low German pigge "peg," German Pegel "gauge rod, watermark," Middle Dutch pegel "little knob used as a mark," Dutch peil "gauge, watermark, standard"), of uncertain origin; perhaps from PIE *bak- "staff used as support" (see bacillus). To be a square peg in a round hole "be inappropriate for one's situation" is attested from 1836; to take someone down a peg is from 1580s, but the original literal sense is uncertain (most of the likely candidates are not attested until centuries later). Peg leg "wooden leg" attested from 1765.
- peg (v.)
- "fasten with or as if on a peg," 1590s, from peg (n.). Slang sense of "identify, classify" first recorded 1920. Related: Pegged; pegging.
- 1. To avoid damaging the tree, hammer a wooden peg into the hole.
- 2. His work jacket hung on the peg in the kitchen.
- 3. I thought the oldest were going to peg out.
- 4. Sam was left at the dinner table with Peg.
- 5. Peg down netting over the top to keep out leaves.
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