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peavy

[pee-vee] /ˈpi vi/
noun, plural peavies.
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  • peavy had no template for his recovery, but he is clearly well ahead of the doctors' best guess.
  • peavy was not deposed, and did not testify at the hearing.
  • peavy was favoring his previously injured ankle and it was costing him velocity.
British Dictionary definitions for peavy

peavey

/ˈpiːvɪ/
noun (pl) -veys, -vies
1.
(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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