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[pee-vee] /ˈpi vi/
noun, plural peavies.
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  • peavy was favoring his previously injured ankle and it was costing him velocity.
British Dictionary definitions for peavy


noun (pl) -veys, -vies
(US & Canadian) a wooden lever with a metal pointed end and a hinged hook, used for handling logs Compare cant hook
Word Origin
C19: named after Joseph Peavey, American who invented it
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