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A coarse-toothed saw used for cutting wood along the grain.
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(Tools) a handsaw for cutting along the grain of timber
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n., v. -sawed, -sawed -sawn, -saw•ing. n.
1. a saw for cutting wood with the grain.
2. to saw (wood) in such a manner.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ripsaw - a handsaw for cutting with the grain of the woodripsaw - a handsaw for cutting with the grain of the wood
carpenter's saw, hand saw, handsaw - a saw used with one hand for cutting wood
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