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peg out

  

      vb   adv  
1    intr  
Informal   to collapse or die  
2      (Croquet)  
a    intr   to win a game by hitting the peg  
b    tr   to cause (an opponent's ball) to hit the peg, rendering it out of the game  
3    intr     (Cribbage)   to score the point that wins the game  
4    tr   to mark or secure with pegs  
to peg out one's claims to a piece of land     
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peg

  

      vb  
1    attach, fasten, fix, join, make fast, secure  
2      (with)       along or away   apply oneself to, beaver away     (Brit. informal)   keep at it, keep going, keep on, persist, plod along, plug away at     (informal)   stick to it, work at, work away  
3      (of prices, etc.)   control, fix, freeze, limit, set  

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exp.
a misfit; something or someone looking/behaving in a manner that comes in contradiction with the general context
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