peavey

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noun pea·vey \ˈpē-vē\
variants: or

peavy

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

Origin and Etymology of peavey

Joseph Peavey †1873 American blacksmith


First Known Use: 1870


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