Definition of peavey in English:


Line breaks: pea¦vey
Pronunciation: /ˈpiːvi
(also peavy)

noun (plural peaveys or peavies)

North American
  • A lumberer’s cant hook with a spike at the end.


late 19th century: from the surname of the inventor.

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