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A wooden lever with a movable metal hook near one end, used for handling or moving logs. It is similar to a peavey but has a blunt tip, often with teeth.
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1. (Forestry) forestry a wooden pole with a blunt steel tip and an adjustable hook at one end, used for handling logs
a pole with a movable iron hook, used for manipulating logs.