Definition of keyhole saw in English:

keyhole saw

Syllabification: key·hole saw

noun

  • A saw with a long, narrow blade for cutting small holes such as keyholes.
    More example sentences
    • Use the utility knife to make long cuts and a keyhole saw for the cross cuts.
    • He sawed the blanks from a redwood railroad tie, shaped the bodies with a spoke shave, and cut the pine heads with a keyhole saw and a brace-and-bit.
    • If a saber saw is not available to you, a hand saw will work just as well for the straight edged sawing and a keyhole saw will work for the curved edges.

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