"pegged" in the verb sense
1. nail down, nail, peg
succeed in obtaining a position
"He nailed down a spot at Harvard"
pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into
3. peg, peg down
fasten or secure with a wooden pin
"peg a tent"
stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations
"The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar"
Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)
Princeton University "About WordNet®."
WordNet®. Princeton University. 2010.
View WordNet® License