scroll saw

scroll saw

noun
1.
a narrow saw mounted vertically in a frame and operated with an up-and-down motion, used for cutting curved ornamental designs.
2.
such a saw mounted in a power-driven machine.

Origin:
1850–55

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scroll saw
 
n
a saw with a narrow blade for cutting intricate ornamental curves in wood

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