a heavy wooden lever with a pointed metal tip and hinged hook near the end: used in handling logs
also sp. pea′vy
Origin of peaveyprobably after J. Peavey, said to be its inventor, c. 1872
nounpl. pea·veys also pea·vies
An implement consisting of a wooden shaft with a metal point and a hinged hook near the end, used to handle logs.
Origin of peaveyAfter Joseph Peavey, (fl. 1875), American inventor.
- Alternative spelling of peavy.