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peavy

[pee-vee]
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noun, plural pea·vies.
  1. peavey.
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Examples from the Web for peavy

Historical Examples

  • Hurley reached for a peavy that stood in the corner behind the door.

    Connie Morgan in the Lumber Camps

    James B. Hendryx

  • Hurley tossed the peavy into its corner and proceeded to unlace his boots.

  • We want a peavy or twothems the best tools, said one of the men.

    Carolyn of the Corners

    Ruth Belmore Endicott

  • The latter had lingered in hopes of rescuing his peavy, which had gone overboard.

    The Riverman

    Stewart Edward White

  • To lose one's peavy is, among rivermen, the most mortifying disgrace.

    The Riverman

    Stewart Edward White


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