musical saw

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musical saw

n.
A handsaw on which varying musical tones are produced by flexing the blade and stroking it with a violin bow or striking it with a hammer.
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mu′sical saw′


n.
a handsaw played as a musical instrument with a violin bow or a hammer while the saw is bent with varying tension to change the pitch.
[1925–30]
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