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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a peavey having a hook instead of a spike; used for handling logs

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: 3cant Date: circa 1848 a lumberman's lever that has a pivoting hooked arm and a blunt often toothed metal cap at one end compare peavey

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cant hook Cant" hook` A wooden lever with a movable iron hook. hear the end; -- used for canting or turning over heavy logs, etc. [U. S.] --Bartlett.



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