compass saw


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compass saw

n
(Tools) a hand saw with a narrow tapered blade for making a curved cut
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Noun1.compass saw - a handsaw with a narrow triangular blade for cutting curves
carpenter's saw, hand saw, handsaw - a saw used with one hand for cutting wood
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Next, cut out all the pieces--the parts for my scope were cut using a compass saw.
I had bought this 12" Compass Saw (as defined on its cardboard sheath) for the purpose of removing a few dead and dying fronds from our dwarf palm.