tent peg


: a pointed piece of wood or metal that is pushed into the ground to hold the corners of a tent in position

Examples of tent peg in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Working corner by corner, pull the paracord until that quarter of the tarp is taut, and then tie it to a tree, tent peg, or even a heavy rock using an adjustable hitch. Matt Jancer, Outside Online, 12 Oct. 2016

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“Tent peg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tent%20peg. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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