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[pee-vee] /ˈpi vi/
noun, plural peavies.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Hurley reached for a peavy that stood in the corner behind the door.

  • 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
  • Tom North, leaning gracefully against the shaft of a peavy, looked up eagerly as his principal approached.

    The Riverman Stewart Edward White
  • Balancing his peavy across his body, he made his way by short dashes to the point of threatened congestion.

    The Riverman Stewart Edward White
  • As man shouted to man, each shouldered his peavy and came running ashore, eager question on his lips.

    The Riverman Stewart Edward White
  • "Mr. Chairman," snarled Colonel peavy, rising with impressive dignity and drawing his coat around him with ominous deliberation.

    A Spoil of Office Hamlin Garland
  • A peavy stick is a heavy pole about six feet long, with a sharp iron point at the end.

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