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peg

noun [C]
 
 
/peɡ/
ON WALL an object on a wall or door that you hang things onPins, clips, hooks and pegsFurniture for storage
ON ROPE ( also clothes peg) UK a short piece of wood, plastic, etc that is used to hold clothes on a rope while they dryPins, clips, hooks and pegs
STICK a stick made of metal or wood that has a sharp end and which is used to fix something somewhere: a tent pegPins, clips, hooks and pegs
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