Etymology
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peavey (n.)

"cant-hook having a strong spike at the end," used by lumbermen, 1878, said to be named for a John Peavey, blacksmith in Bolivar, N.Y., who supposedly invented it c. 1872. Other sources ascribe it to a Joseph Peavey of Stillwater, Maine, and give a date of 1858.

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Definitions of peavey

peavey (n.)
a stout lever with a sharp spike; used for handling logs;
Synonyms: peavy / cant dog / dog hook
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