In the meantime Merritt and peavey Jo, standing a few feet apart, had been eying each other.
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.
It caught peavey Jo on the point of the chin and he went down.
She laughed, and thinking of peavey, blushed under his quick gaze.
At the end of the week a curt farewell letter came from Mr. peavey, in which she believed she divined the hand of Brennon.
"I owe you an explanation, Miss Baxter," peavey began abruptly.
"I don't want to seem too prominent in this campaign," he said to Colonel peavey.
Not an axe, peavey or cant-hook was touched; not a team was hitched up.
"pointed cant hook," a lumbering hook, 1878, said to be named for a John Peavey, blacksmith in Bolivar, N.Y., who supposedly invented it c.1872. Other sources ascribe it to a Joseph Peavey of Stillwater, Maine, and give a date of 1858.