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peg down

(transitive, adverb) to make (a person) committed to a course of action or bound to follow rules: you won't peg him down to any decision
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  • peg down, and cover the stems with equal quantities of leaf-mould and light loam.

  • If you have no companion, peg down this last-mentioned end at a good distance 264 from the rick.

  • The great Madam shall be pulled a peg down—the great Plot screwed a peg or two up.

    Peveril of the Peak Sir Walter Scott

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