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peg

noun
 
/peɡ/
an object on a wall or door that you hang things on
(壁やドアに物を引っ掛けるための)フック
UK ( also clothes peg, US clothespin) a small plastic or wooden object that is used to fasten clothes to a rope while they dry
洗濯ばさみ
take someone down a peg or two to show someone that they are not as important as they thought
慢心をくじく, 鼻を折る
(Definition of peg from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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