Term: Cant-dog (logging)
A riverman's tool. A short-handled peavey. Once described by a greenhorn as a stick with a hook hanging on it. It was used on log drives for dislodging logs from the banks and in breaking jams. View more information about logging elsewhere at wisconsinhistory.org
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[Source: Sorden, L.G. and Isabel J. Ebert. Logger's Words of Yesteryears. (Madison, 1956).]