bucksaw

bucksaw

[buhk-saw]
noun
a saw having a blade set across an upright frame or bow, used with both hands in cutting wood on a sawhorse.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism; buck3 + saw1

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bucksaw (ˈbʌkˌsɔː)
 
n
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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