To “link up the beachheads and peg out claims well inland” was necessarily the first aim of Overlord.
Wa-al, I hev bin expectin' all along as how you'd peg out, but I'm derned ef you don't seem fresh as a daisy now!
"They can't do it; they'll peg out; there must be a limit," I said.
But in all places yet unproved the public should be free to peg out claims and try their fortune.
It was before I turned up, and it will be again when—whenever I peg out.
Then Jimmy started to peg out the 'possum skins, while Jack went to look for a missing pony.
This Sleepy Hollow's good enough for me to stay in until I peg out.
You're a dear, simple, little child to talk about not being able to go on living if I were to peg out; but you would.
I had been rooting a peg out of the ground and my face was very dirty.
In fact it is not safe even to peg out a goshawk in any place where hack merlins can come.
To die: Harrison actually pegged out in 1841
[1855+; fr the ending of play in cribbage by pegging]