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English definition of “peg”

peg

noun (HOOK)    /peɡ/
[C] a small stick or hook that sticks out from a surface and from which objects, especially clothes, can hang: He took off his coat/hat and hung it on the peg.Pins, clips, hooks and pegs [S] a reason for discussing something further: They decided to use the anniversary as the peg for/a peg on which to hang a TV documentary.Motives and reasons
(Definition of peg noun (HOOK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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