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[saw-tootht] /ˈsɔˌtuθt/
having pointing resembling the edge of a saw.
Origin of saw-toothed
First recorded in 1580-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • His feet were red, his long narrow beak, with its saw-toothed edges and sharp hooked tip, was bright red.

    Hoof and Claw Charles G. D. Roberts
  • The black willow has large, leaf-like, heart-shaped stipules, green as the leaf and saw-toothed.

    Trees Worth Knowing Julia Ellen Rogers
  • There the beach was slashed by many black, saw-toothed reefs.

    Angel Island Inez Haynes Gillmore
  • Almost immediately, one of the saw-toothed fins reappeared, much nearer the raft than before.

    The Old Tobacco Shop William Bowen
  • All the eastern sky-line was saw-toothed by the snowy backbone of the Rockies.

    Smoke Bellew Jack London
  • Upon the south side there was a jagged cut in the saw-toothed cliff line.

    The Short Cut Jackson Gregory
  • It was all of eight feet long and supported by six crooked, saw-toothed legs.

    The Forgotten Planet Murray Leinster
  • The spears were triple pronged, each prong ending in a saw-toothed araya bone and each bone darkened by the fatal wurali.

    The Pathless Trail Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
  • Again and again she makes the attempt, her saw-toothed jaws opening and closing with a snap.

  • Still further in the distance came an unvarying uniformity of shade, cutting with saw-toothed edge against a desolate sky.

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