n.钉,栓,桩,销子,借口 vt.钉木钉,固定,限制 vi.坚持不懈地工作 Peg 佩格(女子名)
动词过去式:pegged 过去分词:pegged 现在分词:pegging 第三人称单数:pegs
1 wooden, metal or plastic pin or bolt, usu narrower at one end than the other, used to hold things together, to hang things on, to mark a position, etc （木、金属或塑料的）钉, 栓, 销, 挂钉, 短桩.
2 (a) pin fastened to a wall or door, on which hats and coats may be hung 挂衣帽的钩或钉
*a hat/coat peg 挂帽钉[挂衣钩].
(b) (also `tent-peg) pin hammered into the ground to hold one of the ropes of a tent in place 系帐篷的桩. =>illus 见插图.
(c) pin used to mark a position, eg on a piece of land 界桩（如在地界上的）
*a surveyor's peg 测标.
3 small wooden or metal pin or bolt used to fasten together esp pieces of wood （木或金属的）小钉,小栓.
4 = clothes-peg (clothes).
5 (also `tuning peg) any of several wooden screws for tightening or loosening tension in the strings of a violin, etc （提琴等上的）琴轸, 琴栓.
6 piece of wood used to seal the vent in a barrel, etc （桶等的）孔塞.
7 (also peg-leg) (infml 口)
(a) artificial leg, usu wooden 假腿（通常为木制的）.
(b) person with an artificial leg 装有假腿的人.
8 (idm习语) a peg to hang sth on reason, excuse or opportunity for (doing) sth （做）某事的理由、藉口或机会
*a minor offence which provided a peg to hang their attack on 给人以攻击口实的小过失. off the `peg (of clothes) not made to measure; ready-made （指衣服）现成的
*buy a suit off the peg 买一套成衣
* [attrib 作定语] an off-the-peg suit 一套成衣. a square peg => square1. ,take sb `down a peg (or two) make (a proud or conceited person) more humble 煞（傲慢或自负者）的傲气、锐气或威风.
1 [Tn, Tn.pr, Tn.p] fasten (sth) with pegs 用钉或桩等固定（某物）
*peg a tent 用桩固定帐篷
* peg the clothes (out) on the line 把衣服用衣夹夹在晾衣绳上
* peg sth in place 用钉子将某物固定住.
2 [esp passive 尤用于被动语态
*Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth (at sth) fix or keep (wages or prices) at a certain level 使（工资或价格）固定或维持在某水平上
*Pay increases were pegged at five per cent. 工资增长率已限制在百分之五.
3 (idm 习语) level pegging => level1.
4 (phr v) peg away (at sth) (infml 口) work hard and persistently 坚持不懈努力工作
*He's been pegging away at his thesis for months. 他写论文已经忙了几个月了. peg sb down (to sth) force or persuade sb to be specific or make a definite promise; pin sb down 迫使或说服某人表态、落实或承诺
*I pegged him down to a price for the work. 我已经让他把那作品的价钱定妥.
1. He hung his coat on the wooden peg. 他把上衣挂在木钉上。