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The Maine variety of the cant-dog, illustrated on the cover.
And each man took a new grip on his cant-dog handle and loped on.
But Wade drove the peak of his cant-dog into a log and clung to the upright handle.
One river-driver jumps upon it, and holds the boat fast, while another grapples it with a powerful lever called a cant-dog.The Heart of the White Mountains, Their Legend and Scenery
Samuel Adams Drake
The “peavy” is the Maine name for a slightly different variety of “cant-dog,” which takes its title from its maker in Old Town.