cant-hook

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  • Info A cant hook is a traditional logging tool consisting of a wooden lever handle with a movable metal hook called a dog at one end, used for handling and moving logs. more...
  • These early types are also called a ring dog or ring dog cant hook.
  • Thayer moved forward belligerently, one hand reaching toward a cant hook near by. Cited from The White Desert, by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  • A peavey is like a cant-hook except that it is pointed at the end. Cited from The Blazed Trail, by Stewart Edward White
  • The stock of the cant-hook was jerked from his hands. Cited from The Blazed Trail, by Stewart Edward White
  • Next time I'll have a cant-hook handy. Cited from Big Timber, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • He balanced the cant hook, examining it carefully as though for flaws which might cause it to break in contact with a human target. Cited from The White Desert, by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  • "Bill, I believe I can now make even with Kirkpatrick for the two dollars he owes me for the cant-hook." Cited from The Lincoln Story Book, by Henry L. Williams
  • The sheriff grinned as he noticed the cant hook on the ground. Cited from The White Desert, by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  • Abe was interrupted by the excited voice of the man with the cant-hook. Cited from The Man in the Twilight, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Erickson, the Swede, while not a star cant-hook man, was nevertheless sure and reliable. Cited from The Blazed Trail, by Stewart Edward White
  • To rectify the fault, Thorpe dug his cant-hook into the timber and threw his weight on the stock. Cited from The Blazed Trail, by Stewart Edward White
  • Thorpe had become a full-fledged cant-hook man. Cited from The Blazed Trail, by Stewart Edward White
  • A moment more, and Ba'tiste, with a sudden exclamation, allowed his cant hook to drop to the ground. Cited from The White Desert, by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  • In hiring Lincoln, Kirkpatrick had promised to buy him a cant-hook to move heavy logs. Cited from McClure's Magazine, January, 1896, Vol. VI. No. 2, by Various
  • "Run tell Thayer!" shouted the foreman, and then with recovering strength, he turned for a cant hook. Cited from The White Desert, by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  • Ba'tiste's grip tightened about the cant hook and he rose, squaring himself. Cited from The White Desert, by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  • Towards Christmas he had become a fairly efficient cant-hook man, and was helping roll the great sticks of timber up the slanting skids. Cited from The Blazed Trail, by Stewart Edward White
  • Specialized logging tools of similar appearance are peavey and cant hook.
  • He fell back, and the cant-hook, after clinging for a moment to the rough bark, snapped down and hit him a crushing blow on the top of the head. Cited from The Blazed Trail, by Stewart Edward White
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