"The non-coms tuk Peg Barney - a howlin' handful he was - an' in three minut's he was pegged out - chin down, tight-dhrawn - on his stummick, a tent-peg to each arm an' leg, swearin' fit to turn a naygur white.
"All the draf' was out av their tents watchin' Barney bein' pegged.
When they took sick, even with trifling afflictions that any ordinary man could pull through, they just pegged
Presently he observed, pegged
on the line, strangely incongruous among the other homespun garments, a wonderful petticoat, so exquisite in material and design that it aroused his curiosity.
East stopped speaking, and pegged
away more diligently than ever with his pencil.
Venus complying with the invitation while it was yet being given, Silas pegged
at him with his wooden leg, to call his particular attention to Mr Boffin standing musing before the fire, in the space between the two settles.
And I've pegged
along ever since, dry as a powder-horn.
and quaffed away in silence for a while, until the time came when, instead of sitting bolt upright, and grasping the knife and fork firmly, we leant back in our chairs and worked slowly and carelessly - when we stretched out our legs beneath the table, let our napkins fall, unheeded, to the floor, and found time to more critically examine the smoky ceiling than we had hitherto been able to do - when we rested our glasses at arm's-length upon the table, and felt good, and thoughtful, and forgiving.
At her own expense, the Queen had this wire strung by a crew of linemen, who slipped and floundered on the mountain for six years before they had it pegged
Putting on their gloves all set to work in a row in front of the press, an erection formed of two posts connected by a cross-beam, under which the sheaves to be drawn from were laid ears outward, the beam being pegged
down by pins in the uprights, and lowered as the sheaves diminished.
At that time of the year, the ground on each side becomes a morass, and is often overflowed: hence it is necessary that the longitudinal logs should be fastened down by transverse poles, which are pegged
on each side into the earth.
Large folds of cloth were next drawn out of the vehicle, and after being spread around the whole, were pegged
to the earth in such a manner as to form a tolerably capacious and an exceedingly convenient tent.