Cant-hook meaning

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.
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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.
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A traditional logging tool consisting of a wooden lever handle with a movable metal hook at one end, used for handling and moving logs.
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Origin of cant-hook

  • From cant

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition