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peavey

noun pea·vey \ˈpē-vē\
plural peaveys or peavies

Definition of PEAVEY

:  a lumberman's lever that has a pivoting hooked arm and metal spike at one end —called also cant dog — compare cant hook

Variants of PEAVEY

pea·vey or pea·vy \ˈpē-vē\

Illustration of PEAVEY

Origin of PEAVEY

Joseph Peavey †1873 American blacksmith
First Known Use: 1870

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