Pegging: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Use in Literature PeggingOn the last sledge we had the marking pegs.ndash;Roald Amundsen in The South Pole, vols 1 and 2.You'll come down about a thousand pegs, and the ones down below will be shoved up to meet you.ndash;Gertrude Atherton in Sleeping Fires: A Novel.Several fat sheep were tied by the legs to pegs in front of the hut; a number of fowls were pecking around the entrance, and my wife awaited me on the threshold with a large pumpkin shell containing about a gallon of native beer.ndash;Samuel White Baker in The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile.He fastened it together with wooden pegs and made the four wheels out of short pieces of a big tree trunk.ndash;L. Frank Baum in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.Then, whistling happily as he worked, he carefully jointed the limbs and fastened them to the body with pegs whittled into shape with his knife.ndash;L. Frank Baum in The Marvelous Land of Oz.She glanced about with faint curiosity, but the interior of the cabin showed nothing out of the ordinary, consisting as it did of one room with a cot in the corner, upon which were tumbled blankets, and above which was a row of pegs.ndash;Rex Beach in The Barrier.The car was already in attendance, and Peggy had darted off to make her daily inspection of it.ndash;Max Beerbohm in James Pethel.Hould thee head down, same as they pegs do.ndash;R.D. Blackmore in Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor.In very quick time I ran away with the shilling in my pocket, and got Peggy out on the Porlock road without my mother knowing it.ndash;R.D. Blackmore in Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor.I kept quite close to Peggy's head, and Peggy kept quite close to me, and pricked her ears at everything.ndash;R.D. Blackmore in Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor.
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