1 pin, dowel, rod, stick, bolt; thole or thole-pin; clothes-peg, hook:
Pegs and glue are often used for fastening good furniture together. Hang your coat on the peg
2 off the peg. ready-made, ready-to-wear, stock:
As bespoke clothing is so dear, I buy mine off the peg.
3 take down a peg (or two). humble, diminish, lower, subdue, suppress, downgrade, dishonour, mortify, humiliate, put down, abase, debase, devalue or devaluate:
He was acting a bit high and mighty, so she took him down a peg or two.
4 fasten, secure, make fast, fix, attach, pin:
They pegged the tent firmly to the ground.
5 fix, attach, pin, set (by), control by, limit by, restrict, confine, freeze, bind, regulate, govern:
In indexing, the rate of inflation is often used for pegging wages.
6 toss, throw, shy, flip, sling, cast:
I'll bet a fiver you can't peg that stone across the river.
7 peg away or US also along. work (away) (at), persevere (at), apply oneself (to), persist (in or at), go to or at (it), keep at (it), stick to or with or at (it), stay with or at (it), carry on (with or at), Colloq plug away (at), beaver away (at), hammer or bang or peck away (at):
Trevor pegs away at his homework every evening.