Peg out



verb (adverb)
1.
(intransitive) (informal) to collapse or die
2.
(croquet)

3.
(intransitive) (cribbage) to score the point that wins the game
4.
(transitive) to mark or secure with pegs: to peg out one’s claims to a piece of land

verb phrase

To die: Harrison actually pegged out in 1841

[1855+; fr the ending of play in cribbage by pegging]

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