A saw with a handle at each end, used by two people for cutting across the grain of timber.
- The tools used were few and commonplace, including an axe and a cross-cut saw for felling the timber.
- He was a great one with the cross-cut saw, chopping up wood, sawing it up.
- While operating an unguarded cross-cut saw, one of the posts snatched and removed his left index finger.
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