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fasten

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take or bring someone down a peg (or two)

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one of the units in a course, as on an ascending or descending scale

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a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface

small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc

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informal terms for the leg

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a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg

regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument

a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing

succeed in obtaining a position

pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into

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fasten or secure with a wooden pin

stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations

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