follow Dictionary.com

What's the "een" in Halloween?

crosscut saw

noun
1.
a saw for cutting wood perpendicular to the grain.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45, Americanism
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for cross cut saw

crosscut saw

noun
1.
a saw for cutting timber across the grain
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for cross

7
8
Scrabble Words With Friends