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ripsaw

[rip-saw] /ˈrɪpˌsɔ/
noun
1.
a saw for cutting wood with the grain.
verb (used with object), ripsawed, ripsawed or ripsawn, ripsawing.
2.
to saw (wood) in such a manner.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; rip1 + saw1
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  • The portion of a circular, hand-fed ripsaw above the material being cut must be completely enclosed by a hood.
British Dictionary definitions for ripsaw

ripsaw

/ˈrɪpˌsɔː/
noun
1.
a handsaw for cutting along the grain of timber
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