or peavy noun (plural peaveys or peavies) Etymology: Joseph Peavey died 1873 American blacksmith Date: 1870 a lumberman's lever that has a pivoting hooked arm and metal spike at one end — called also cant dog — compare cant hook

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  • Peavey — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Peavey Electronics Tipo Privada Fundación 1965 Fundador(es) Hartley Peavey Sede Meridian, Mississippi, EE.UU …   Wikipedia Español

  • Peavey — Electronics Peavey Electronics Création 1965 Personnages clés Hartley Peavey …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Peavey — may refer to:*Peavey (tool), a logging tool used to move timber *Peavey Electronics, an American audio equipment manufacturer **Hartley Peavey, the founder of Peavey Electronics **Peavey Guitars, guitar manufacturing company owned by Peavey… …   Wikipedia

  • peavey — a lumbering hook, 1878, said to be named for John Peavey, blacksmith in Bolivar, N.Y., who supposedly invented it …   Etymology dictionary

  • peavey — ☆ peavey n. pl. peavies [pē′vē ] n. peaveys [prob. after J. Peavey, said to be its inventor, c. 1872] a heavy wooden lever with a pointed metal tip and hinged hook near the end: used by lumbermen in handling logs: cf. CANT HOOK: also sp. peavy n …   English World dictionary

  • Peavey — Pea vey, Peavy Pea vy, n. [Said to be from the inventor s name.] (Lumbering) A cant hook having the end of its lever armed with a spike. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peavey — Die Peavey Electronics Corporation ist einer der größten Hersteller für Audio Equipment, mit dem Hauptsitz in Meridian (Mississippi). Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geschichte 2 Informationen zur Firma 3 Produkte (Auszug) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • peavey — /pee vee/, n., pl. peaveys. a cant hook with a sharply pointed end, used in handling logs. [1865 70, Amer.; named after Joseph Peavey, its inventor] * * * …   Universalium

  • peavey — pea•vey [[t]ˈpi vi[/t]] n. pl. veys mac a cant hook with a sharply pointed end, used in handling logs • Etymology: 1865–70, amer.; after Joseph Peavey …   From formal English to slang

  • peavey — pea·vey …   English syllables

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