Definition of cant dog in English:

cant dog

Syllabification: cant dog

noun

another term for cant hook.
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  • We are well stocked with winches, log arches, wood splitters, wedges, cant dogs, and chainsaws.
  • The peavey was a modified version of the cant dog and was widely used in the annual log drives down Maine's rivers.
  • A cant dog is a pole about eight feet long, with a sharp metal spike and a hook on the working end.

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Pronunciation: kənˈspɪkjʊəs
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clearly visible