Definition of bucksaw in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbəksô/


A type of saw typically set in an H-shaped frame and used with both hands.
Example sentences
  • This was done wholly by man power with a bucksaw and saw horse.
  • Improved mechanical delimbing devices, bucksaws, and sawheads have reduced an already limited exposure to manual chain saw felling and delimbing on most mechanized operations.
  • Wood tools dangle from the headboards: a four-inch-long ax, a two-inch pulphook, and a four-inch iron frame bucksaw rest on the drag dray.

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Syllabification: buck·saw

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