Definition of sawhorse in English:

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sawhorse

Pronunciation: /ˈsɔːhɔːs/

noun

North American
A rack supporting wood for sawing.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with sawhorse

warhorse

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: saw|horse

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