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crosscut saw

Syllabification: cross·cut saw

Definition of crosscut saw in English:

noun

A saw with a handle at each end, used by two people for cutting across the grain of timber.
Example sentences
  • 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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