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sawed-off

[sawd-awf, -of] /ˈsɔdˈɔf, -ˈɒf/
adjective
1.
sawed off at the end, as a shotgun or broomstick.
2.
Slang. smallish; of less than average size or stature.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism
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sawed-off

adjective

Short of stature: sawed-off fight manager from Newark (1887+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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