pitsaw

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pitsaw a large two-handed saw formerly used to cut logs into planks; one man stood above the log and the other in a pit below
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pitsaw pit′saw a large saw for cutting timber, worked by the pit-sawyer in the pit below the log and the top-sawyer on the log.
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