Thesaurus / pegging

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The streets of the two camps were adjacent, and the Tommies walked out to watch the Yankees pegging down their tents.

A Straight DealOwen Wister

Instinct compels her patient beak; ours—in all modesty we speak—is kept by Conscience (sternly chaste) pegging the literary waste.

Hobden answered with a quick movement of the hand as though he were pegging down a rabbit-wire.

Puck of Pook's HillRudyard Kipling

Here we've been for a week pegging away at this Bill, bargaining and bickering.

"School begins next week, and three months of pegging before Christmas," groaned Aleck.

Well, I did put on the screw a good bit, but how could I help it when I thought of you pegging away?

I wish you were on a job like this, instead of pegging away at your piano.

Jane Journeys OnRuth Comfort Mitchell

So far you have only been pegging out the ground it is going to occupy.

Then we ascended to the second story, where sewing and pegging were going on.

The Secret Service.Albert D. Richardson

I am a pegger, and the squire has introduced a pegging machine, so he has discharged all the peggers.

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