"I don't want to seem too prominent in this campaign," he said to Colonel Peavey.
If they happen to have peavey handles they might bring them along.
But he nigh brained me with a peavey once, when I had only my bare hands.
Now get off o these booms, or Ill bash in your head with a peavey.
Then, as a man pries jack-straws, he clamped his peavey and tugged sharply.