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verb (adverb)
(intr) informal to collapse or die
croquet
  1. (intr) to win a game by hitting the peg
  2. (tr) to cause (an opponent's ball) to hit the peg, rendering it out of the game
(intr) cribbage to score the point that wins the game
(tr) to mark or secure with pegsto peg out one's claims to a piece of land
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