- (intransitive) (informal) to collapse or die
- (intransitive) to win a game by hitting the peg
- (transitive) to cause (an opponent's ball) to hit the peg, rendering it out of the game
- (intransitive) (cribbage) to score the point that wins the game
- (transitive) to mark or secure with pegs ⇒
to peg out one's claims to a piece of land
Example Sentences Including 'peg out'
After losing the first 22-26 Donati was down 0-16 in the second but got in to peg out at 26-18.
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2005)
I saw Mum across the room, chatting up a man who looked like he might peg out at any moment.
SUMMER OF SECRETS (2003)
Then he made them do it again, and this time I thought the oldest were going to peg out.
On My Way to the Club
`Thirty thousand a year peg out from it," Seaton went on.
The Open Door
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