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piercing saw

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noun Jewelry.
  1. a small, fine-gauge saw blade with uniformly spaced, angled teeth, inserted in a jeweler's saw frame and used to cut precious metal and such soft materials as ivory and shell.

Origin of piercing saw

First recorded in 1870–75
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