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a heavy wooden lever with a blunt tip and a hinged hook near the end: used by lumbermen in handling logs
Origin of cant hooksee cant
A wooden lever with a movable metal hook near one end, used for handling or moving logs. It is similar to a peavey but has a blunt tip, often with teeth.
Origin of cant hookFrom cant1.
(plural cant hooks)
- A traditional logging tool consisting of a wooden lever handle with a movable metal hook at one end, used for handling and moving logs.