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pitsaw

[pit-saw] /ˈpɪtˌsɔ/
noun
1.
a two-handed saw used in pit sawing.
Also, pit saw.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; pit1 + saw1
Related forms
pit sawyer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pit-saw

pitsaw

/ˈpɪtˌsɔː/
noun
1.
a large saw formerly used for cutting logs into planks, operated by two men, one standing on top of the log and the other in a pit underneath it
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