peavy

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A man using a peavy.

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After Joseph Peavey, a blacksmith from Maine in the United States of America.

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peavy (plural peavies)

  1. A tool used to manipulate logs, having a thick wooden handle, a steel point, and a curved hooked arm. Similar to a cant-hook, but shorter and stouter, and with a pointed end.
    Synonyms: dog hook, cant-dog, cant hook, peavey hook

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