jig-sawn

jigsaw

[jig-saw]
noun
1.
Also, jig saw. an electric machine saw with a narrow blade mounted vertically in a frame, for cutting curves or other difficult lines or patterns.
verb (used with object), jigsawed, jigsawed or jigsawn, jigsawing.
2.
to cut or form with a jigsaw.
adjective
3.
formed by or as if by a jigsaw: jigsaw ornamentation.

Origin:
1870–75; jig2 + saw1

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jigsaw (ˈdʒɪɡˌsɔː)
 
n
1.  a mechanical saw with a fine steel blade for cutting intricate curves in sheets of material
2.  See jigsaw puzzle
 
[C19: from jig (to jerk up and down rapidly) + saw1]

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jigsaw
"vertical reciprocating saw," 1873, Amer.Eng., from jig with its notion of "rapid up-and-down motion." Jigsaw puzzle first recorded 1909; originally one with pieces cut by a jigsaw.
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