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Parf of speech: Noun, OED Year: 1878, OED Evaluation: North American. Regional

A lumberer's cant hook with a spike at the end.

Interviewer: Look at these things. Speaker: Yeah, those are peevee's. That's a river-man's tool for ha-- Interviewer: Peevee? Speaker: Peevee's for handling logs and pipe poles for the long ones.
A tool
Oh that's just back of Bob's farm again. Um, okay so we got to get back to the old guys. That picture of my grandfather and the other fellow with their peevee's. This is what they were going to end up doing. They going to be in the river.
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