cant dog

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Noun1.cant dog - a stout lever with a sharp spikecant dog - a stout lever with a sharp spike; used for handling logs
cant hook - a peavey having a hook instead of a spike; used for handling logs
lever - a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
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Peavey returned to his blacksmith shop and directed his son to make a rigid clasp to encircle the cant dog handle with the hook on one side.
Sometime after Hale's successful test of the new cant dog, the story goes, Joseph Peavey made a drawing of his tool and set out on foot for Bangor and the post office meaning to send for a patent on the device.