Definition for SAW

SAW, v.t. [pret. sawed; pp. sawed or sawn. G. sägen; D. zaagen; Sw. såga; Dan. sauger; Norm. seguar; It. segare, to saw, cut, reap; L. seco; Fr. scier; allied to sickle.]

  1. To cut with a saw; to separate with a saw; as, to saw timber or marble.
  2. To form by cutting with a saw; as, to saw boards or planks; that is, to saw timber into boards or planks.

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