pitsaw

pitsaw

[pit-saw]
noun
a two-handed saw used in pit sawing.
Also, pit saw.


Origin:
1670–80; pit1 + saw1

pit sawyer, noun
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pitsaw (ˈpɪtˌsɔː)
 
n
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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