noun, plural pea·vies. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for peavy

tool, crowbar, pedal, lam, jimmy, bar, binder, jack, pry, treadle, peavey

Examples from the Web for peavy

Historical Examples of peavy

  • 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