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peavey

noun, pea·vey \ˈpē-vē\

Definition of peavey

plural peaveys or peavies

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



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Variants of peavey

or peavy play \ˈpē-vē\

Origin of peavey

Joseph Peavey †1873 American blacksmith


First Known Use: 1870


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