cant dog
noun Etymology: 3cant Date: 1850 peavey

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cant dog — n. CANT HOOK …   English World dictionary

  • cant dog — noun a stout lever with a sharp spike; used for handling logs • Syn: ↑peavey, ↑peavy, ↑dog hook • Hypernyms: ↑lever • Hyponyms: ↑cant hook * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • cant dog — /kant/. See cant hook. * * * …   Universalium

  • cant dog — noun another term for cant hook …   English new terms dictionary

  • cant dog — /ˈkænt dɒg/ (say kant dog) noun a wooden lever with a movable iron hook near the lower end, used for grasping and canting or turning over logs, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • cant-dog — …   Useful english dictionary

  • cant hook — noun a peavey having a hook instead of a spike; used for handling logs • Hypernyms: ↑peavey, ↑peavy, ↑cant dog, ↑dog hook * * * noun Etymology: cant (II) : a wooden lever resembling a peavey but having a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cant Hook — A cant hook is a traditional logging tool consisting of a wooden lever handle with a movable metal hook at one end, used for handling and moving logs. While similar to a peavey, the cant hook has a blunt tip, often with teeth. A logging tool… …   Wikipedia

  • cant — 1. n. & v. n. 1 insincere pious or moral talk. 2 ephemeral or fashionable catchwords. 3 language peculiar to a class, profession, sect, etc.; jargon. v.intr. use cant. Phrases and idioms: canting arms Heraldry arms containing an allusion to the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dog hook — noun a stout lever with a sharp spike; used for handling logs • Syn: ↑peavey, ↑peavy, ↑cant dog • Hypernyms: ↑lever • Hyponyms: ↑cant hook * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

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