Noun. December 5, 2012, Word of the Day
A standard Pitcher/Tankard was marked by wooden nails called pegs or pins in 17th/18th century Great Britain and a "peg" usually marked an individual quantity of drink.
This measure was later adopted to make individual whiskey/brandy containers during the Raj that measured about 2 ounces (about 60 ML). A Chota Peg was half the size, about an ounce or 30 ML
Guest: Only a chota peg for me, thanks
Added 2011-10-18 by Side Character