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To “link up the beachheads and peg out claims well inland” was necessarily the first aim of Overlord.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day|James Jones|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And so the shaming of them, the public taking them down a peg or two, become moments to savor.
But “economic diversity” is a square peg in a round hole, no matter how you feel about round holes.
His team routed the British and hence, at the Patiala Peg, drinks are served in 75 ml glasses, compared to the standard 60 ml.An Indian Icon Reborn: The Imperial Hotel Reclaims Its Glory Days|Esha Chhabra|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was meant to convey an off-the-peg, cheap suit, which was all the character would have been able to afford.Finally! ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Is Hollywood’s First 1990s Period Piece|Andrew Romano|December 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He reached up for her big, rough straw hat that hung on a peg outside the door, and put it on her head.
And I will fasten him as a peg in a sure place, and he shall be for a throne of glory to the house of his father.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The throat, with the whole of the peg-box, is reduced slightly but consistently with strength and beauty of appearance.Antonio Stradivari|Horace William Petherick
Edna had found her old bathing suit still hanging, faded, upon its accustomed peg.
As the representative of his father-in-law, Haggard asked his lordship with punctilious hospitality if he would take another peg.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills