pit saw

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also pit saw  (pĭt′sô′)
A large saw for cutting logs, operated jointly by a person standing above the log and another in a pit underneath.
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By the end of the run section it was getting dark and spectators waiting at the Tootsie Roll Mud Pit saw lines of bobbing headlamps approaching.
Desperation tactics on the Snake Pit saw Conroy make a midmatch dash for the ``butty bar'', for a snack to entice the fish.