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bucksaw

[buhk-saw] /ˈbʌkˌsɔ/
noun
1.
a saw having a blade set across an upright frame or bow, used with both hands in cutting wood on a sawhorse.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism; buck3 + saw1
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bucksaw

/ˈbʌkˌsɔː/
noun
1.
a woodcutting saw having its blade set in a frame and tensioned by a turnbuckle across the back of the frame
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