two-handed saw

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n two-handed saw a saw with handles at both ends; intended for use by two people
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Usage

In literature:

I saw this man extend his hand with this gun between two other men's heads.
"The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt" by Oliver Remey
There lay two more persons, but on lifting their hands he saw at once they were dead.
"Roger Willoughby" by William H. G. Kingston
I saw what had happened, and I feared that two poor fellows who had been handing the sail must have been killed.
"Will Weatherhelm" by W.H.G. Kingston
Their mother heard that cry, and from her cabin door she saw her two sons approaching hand in hand.
"The Story of Garfield" by William G. Rutherford
You admit that the farm hand who saw the two cadets did not recognize them.
"The Rover Boys at Colby Hall" by Arthur M. Winfield
She gave a gurgle of pleasure as she saw that the topmost of two letters was in her mother's hand.
"Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore" by Pauline Lester
Madame Giche saw how the child's hand trembled at taking it, and drew the two little girls away, to let her read it in peace.
"The Heiress of Wyvern Court" by Emilie Searchfield
Soon he indistinctly saw two men engaged in a hand to hand strife.
"Monte-Cristo's Daughter" by Edmund Flagg
The two who were not new boys were in bed in a minute; and when they saw Hugh wash his face and hands, they sat up in bed to stare.
"The Crofton Boys" by Harriet Martineau
I saw two ladies, but they were watching the labors of the deck hands, and did not leave the steamer.
"Field and Forest" by Oliver Optic
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In poetry:

“Ne’er saw I yet in maiden’s head
Two eyes so bright and bold,
And those two hands of her withal
Are hard as the iron cold.”
"Hafbur And Signy" by William Morris
And so was still: what time we saw
A foot hang down the fireplace! Then,
With painful scrambling scratched and raw,
Two hands that seemed like hands of men
"The Hard Times In Elfland [A Story of Christmas Eve]" by Sidney Lanier
Hist! Have a care, lest I divulge the plot.
I saw you forge the will! With these two eyes
I recognised the corpse, and, know the spot
Where it now lies.
I know the hand that sped the fatal blow,
And stole the widder's che-ild. Aha! I know!
"Aha! Beware" by C J Dennis
Then swiftly to the features from a plaited green-hide belt—
You’d have to ring a shed or two to feel as Bogan felt—
For ’twas his green-hand picker-up (who wore a vacant look),
And Bogan saw the Boss outside consulting with his cook.
"The Boss's Boots" by Henry Lawson
And he turn'd, and I saw his eyes all wet, in the sweet moonshine:
Sweetheart, I love you so well that your good name is mine.
And what do I care for Jane, let her speak of you well of ill;
But marry me out of hand: we two shall be happy still.'
"The Grandmother" by Alfred Lord Tennyson

In news:

Freeing the San Antonio Four Doctor Nancy Kellogg thought she saw Satan's hand in the unspeakable crimes described by the two young girls.
Detroit — The Tigers on Monday announced the signing of 19 players to minor-league contracts, including right-handed reliever Trevor Bell, who two years ago with the Angels saw action in 19 games and posted a 3.41 ERA.
Third-hand information was relayed to UCPD regarding a contract security guard that saw three cubs chasing a doe and two fawns, possibly during the evening of 10-10-12.
For hundreds of years before the first band saw ever found its way into a shop, craftsmen were making scalloped and scrolled edges on wood by hand with a thin blade stretched taut between two handles by a tensioning cord.
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In science:

We make a general analysis of neutrino phenomenology for the case neutrino masses are generated by the see-saw mechanism with just two right handed neutrinos.
Neutrino Phenomenology -- the case of two right handed neutrinos
If only two right handed neutrinos play a role in the see-saw mechanism there is a reduction in the number of parameters needed.
Neutrino Phenomenology -- the case of two right handed neutrinos
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