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synonyms for peavy

  • crowbar
  • pedal
  • tool
  • bar
  • binder
  • jack
  • jimmy
  • lam
  • peavey
  • pry
  • treadle
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How to use peavy in a sentence

Hurley reached for a peavy that stood in the corner behind the door.
CONNIE MORGAN IN THE LUMBER CAMPSJAMES B. HENDRYX
Hurley tossed the peavy into its corner and proceeded to unlace his boots.
CONNIE MORGAN IN THE LUMBER CAMPSJAMES B. HENDRYX
This man was standing on an extreme point, leaning on his peavy, watching the timbers float past.
THE RULES OF THE GAMESTEWART EDWARD WHITE
The “peavy” is the Maine name for a slightly different variety of “cant-dog,” which takes its title from its maker in Old Town.
KING SPRUCE, A NOVELHOLMAN DAY
The big boss leaned upon his peavy and regarded Connie thoughtfully.
CONNIE MORGAN IN THE LUMBER CAMPSJAMES B. HENDRYX
He spat upon the palms of his hands, and as he gripped the peavy the muscles of his huge forearm stood out like steel cables.
CONNIE MORGAN IN THE LUMBER CAMPSJAMES B. HENDRYX
He passed a rough hand across his forehead as the peavy crashed to the floor.
CONNIE MORGAN IN THE LUMBER CAMPSJAMES B. HENDRYX
He struggled into his mackinaw and reached fer the peavy that lay where it had fallen beside the stove.
CONNIE MORGAN IN THE LUMBER CAMPSJAMES B. HENDRYX
It seemed he could use a peavy, or canthook, pretty well, having done something besides sailing in his day.
CAROLYN OF THE CORNERSRUTH BELMORE ENDICOTT
Indeed the name of John L. Peavy, to those who knew him, is but another word for honor, affection and faithfulness.
MEMOIR OF REV. JOSEPH BADGERELIHU G. HOLLAND
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WORDS RELATED TO PEAVY

  • bar
  • binder
  • crowbar
  • jack
  • jimmy
  • lam
  • peavey
  • peavy
  • pedal
  • pry
  • tool
  • treadle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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