miter box


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miter box

n.
A fixed or adjustable device for guiding handsaws in cutting miter joints or in making crosscuts, especially an open-ended box with slotted sides.

mi′ter box`


n.
any of various fixed or adjustable guides for a saw in making miters or cross cuts, esp. a troughlike box with slots in each side to guide the saw in making angular cuts.
[1670–80]
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Noun1.miter box - hand tool for guiding handsaws in making crosscuts or miter jointsmiter box - hand tool for guiding handsaws in making crosscuts or miter joints
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
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