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miter box

noun, Carpentry.
1.
any of various fixed or adjustable guides for a saw in making miters or cross cuts, especially a troughlike box open at the ends and guiding the saw by slots in the opposite sides.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80
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  • Cuts sheets of insulation into sections using handsaws and miter box.

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