Definition of bow saw in English:

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bow saw

Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊsɔː/


A saw with a narrow blade stretched like a bowstring on a light frame.
Example sentences
  • Likewise, hacksaws and woodsaws from the workshop are not suitable substitutes for a bowsaw or folding saw with a narrow blade.
  • Small hand bowsaws or pruning saws may be suitable for small operations.
  • All the woodwork on the bowsaw is straight forward, and as he says, scale up or down to suit your needs.

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