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piercing saw

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
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75
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