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

Definition of peavey in English:

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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