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sawhorse

[saw-hawrs] /ˈsɔˌhɔrs/
noun
1.
a movable frame or trestle for supporting wood being sawed.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; saw1 + horse
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British Dictionary definitions for saw-horses

sawhorse

/ˈsɔːˌhɔːs/
noun
1.
a stand for timber during sawing
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Word Origin and History for saw-horses

sawhorse

n.

"support or rack for holding wood while it is cut by a saw," 1778, from saw (n.1) + horse (n.) in the mechanical sense.

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