Definition of sawhorse in English:


Syllabification: saw·horse
Pronunciation: /ˈsôˌhôrs


North American
  • A frame or trestle that supports wood for sawing.
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    • Place the marked sheet on sawhorses and cut along the penciled lines with a circular saw set to the proper depth.
    • Clamp the molding in a wood vise, or to a workbench, or on a sawhorse.
    • In fact, several modestly scaled constructions were displayed on plywood panels that straddled sawhorses, a presentation that conjured a studio or workshop and underscored the makeshift appearance of most of the work on view.

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