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coping saw

noun
1.
a saw consisting of a thin, light blade held, under tension, in a U -shaped frame that has a handle: used for cutting small curves in wood.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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coping saw

noun
1.
a handsaw with a U-shaped frame used for cutting curves in a material too thick for a fret saw
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