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cant dog

  1. cant hook.
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Historical Examples of cant dog

  • And each man took a new grip on his cant-dog handle and loped on.

    King Spruce, A Novel

    Holman Day

  • But Wade drove the peak of his cant-dog into a log and clung to the upright handle.

  • The Maine variety of the cant-dog, illustrated on the cover.

  • One river-driver jumps upon it, and holds the boat fast, while another grapples it with a powerful lever called a cant-dog.

  • The “peavy” is the Maine name for a slightly different variety of “cant-dog,” which takes its title from its maker in Old Town.