saber saw

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n saber saw a portable power saw with a reciprocating blade; can be used with a variety of blades depending on the application and kind of cut; generally have a plate that rides on the surface that is being cut
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Usage

In literature:

Then he saw their arms glinting among the trees, the brilliant beams of the sun dancing on the polished steel of saber hilt and rifle barrel.
"The Scouts of Stonewall" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The troop, Harold saw, numbered some 200 sabers.
"True to the Old Flag" by G. A. Henty
John saw through the whitish mist a fierce face and a powerful arm swinging aloft a saber.
"The Forest of Swords" by Joseph A. Altsheler
He saw through the twilight the glitter of uniforms and of swords and sabers.
"The Texan Star" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Drew saw the glitter of sabers along the Union ranks and smiled grimly.
"Ride Proud, Rebel!" by Andre Alice Norton
Old aunty passed close to me and saw my saber.
"The Dispatch Carrier and Memoirs of Andersonville Prison" by William N. Tyler
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In news:

The next time you use your saber saw , forget about hauling out the sawhorses or cantilevering a hard-to-hold workpiece off your bench.
The next time you use your saber saw, forget about hauling out the sawhorses or cantilevering a hard-to-hold workpiece off your bench.
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