The Maine variety of the cant-dog, illustrated on the cover.
But Wade drove the peak of his cant-dog into a log and clung to the upright handle.
He drove his cant-dog point into the floor of the porch and left the tool waggling slowly to and fro.
And each man took a new grip on his cant-dog handle and loped on.
And when timber jack-strawed too wildly to be readily loosened by cant-dog and pick-pole they dynamited.
The “peavy” is the Maine name for a slightly different variety of “cant-dog,” which takes its title from its maker in Old Town.
One river-driver jumps upon it, and holds the boat fast, while another grapples it with a powerful lever called a cant-dog.
Tim, said Jim, when the cant-dog man appeared, there was a time when lumberjacks would fight for their boss.
Jim asked Tim Bennett as the cant-dog man hurried up to the engine.