mitre box

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mitre box

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(Building) an open-ended box with sides having narrow slots to guide a saw in cutting mitre joints
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Noun1.mitre box - hand tool for guiding handsaws in making crosscuts or miter jointsmitre box - hand tool for guiding handsaws in making crosscuts or miter joints
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
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