buzz saw

buzz saw

noun
a power-operated circular saw, so named because of the noise it makes.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism

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buzz saw
 
n
(US), (Canadian) a power-operated circular saw

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buzz saw
1858, Amer.Eng., from buzz + saw (n.).
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