two-man saw

Definitions

  • An early 17th-century, two-man, crosscut saw
    An early 17th-century, two-man, crosscut saw
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n two-man saw a saw with handles at both ends; intended for use by two people
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Usage

In literature:

I saw a man with two great great toes: the double toe is usually a little one.
"The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death, Volume II (of 2), 1869-1873" by David Livingstone
They had been two gay loitering children; now she saw the man shaken in the gust of his passion.
"The Short Cut" by Jackson Gregory
We saw one old man, two children and a cat in the place.
"A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium" by Hugh Gibson
In Homburg one day I saw a tall, fine-looking, elderly man step aside and off the sidewalk to let two ladies pass.
"Germany and the Germans" by Price Collier
In the edge of this red whirlwind Ned Vaughan saw a grim man in grey standing beside a tree using two guns.
"The Southerner" by Thomas Dixon
I saw no more of my plain-clothes man for a month or two and then an odd circumstance threw us together again.
"Recollections" by David Christie Murray
So in two days he returned, and again looking in at the doctor's shop, again saw the young man at his work.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
Once Malone saw her win with two pair against a reckless man trying to fill a straight on the other side of the table.
"That Sweet Little Old Lady" by Gordon Randall Garrett (AKA Mark Phillips)
Yet not so completely but that she saw two figures cross it, one black, one white, those of a man and a girl.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
Next day Gordon passed the man's hut, and saw that one of his two children was gone.
"The Story of General Gordon" by Jeanie Lang
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In poetry:

The perfect speech of superhuman spheres
Man has not heard since He of Nazareth,
Slain for the sins of twice two thousand years,
Saw Godship gleaming through the gates of Death.
"John Bede Polding" by Henry Kendall
And when the good man's health began to decline
The doctor ordered him to take each day two glasses of wine,
But he soon saw the evil of it, and from it he shrunk,
The noble old patriarch, for fear of getting drunk.
"The Funeral of the Late Ex-Provost Rough, Dundee" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

A bedridden Cleveland man was rescued by neighbors who saw smoke pouring from his two-story home and knew he wouldn't be able to get out.
A journalist friend once described George Creel as a man who saw only two classes of men — skunks and the greatest man that ever lived.
MOUNT OLIVE — A 38-year-old San Diego, Calif man was arrested after a cache of weapons, including a sawed-off shotgun, two handguns, two knives and hollow-point ammunition was found in his vehicle, police said.
Two children told authorities Monday that they saw a man stealing cigarettes from a Martinez drug store.
A Panamanian man and his two friends had been drifting for 16 days in an open fishing boat in the Pacific Ocean when they saw a huge white ship.
Actually it was a saw, not a knife, but the big blade was enough to scare away two teens, ages 14 and 16, who tried to rob the man on Thursday.
The marine batted the lion with the saw, and it took two swipes at the saw thinking the lion could over take the man.
A Kennewick Police Officer said he saw a man driving a 1992 Honda Accord, stolen in the area of 4th Avenue and Kent Street, with two other female passengers.
If you saw another television series of his, "My Two Coreys," you would have watched a deeply troubled young man in the run of that reality show.
The man said he saw Mr Brooks and another person dumping construction debris into two dumpsters rather than one and told him he should only be using one dumpster.
A full-length trailer for "Man of Steel" debuted Tuesday, and it shows a lot more of Zack Snyder's Superman film than we saw in those two teasers released over the summer.
FARMINGTON — The jury passed around the knife, saw pictures of blood splattered across the white walls of an apartment and heard testimony from two of three people involved in love triangle that ended with one man fighting for his life.
Checking out the scene with my husband the week before I started, we saw only two entertainers: a man singing Joni Mitchell songs and strumming guitar and another playing, "Someone To Watch Over Me" on the saxophone.
KAKE-TV reported the man saw two teenagers inside his neighbor's residence just after 9:30 am Saturday and called 911 before confronting them with a pitchfork .
The society says the man saw the two yellow Labradors struggling and exhausted in the middle of the pond Friday.
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