Violent and provocative, Boardwalk Empire's story isn't all sawed off shotguns and brutal beatings.
I had one gun, an M-1 from World War I, but it was sawed down a little bit.
According to Mack, he nearly killed her, broke 18 of her bones and, “sawed much of my hair off with [a] dull knife.”
In a matter of weeks, Putin has sawed the Crimea off Ukraine and glued it into the Russian Federation.
I knew boys who would have sawed their own arm off to have sex with a girl, were there a marketplace for such a transaction.
The wood is sawed into various thicknesses, and then cut to the proper lengths and widths.
Then he sawed off other prongs, but he did not know he was sawing.
They dressed the lumber, sawed the timbers by careful measurements, laid foundations, and built chimneys.
It must have hurt so horribly to be sawed in two, she thought.
When he could cut straight he did; at other times he sawed; and, when it seemed necessary, he dug.
toothed cutting tool, Old English sagu, from Proto-Germanic *sago "a cutting tool" (cf. Old English seax "knife," Old Norse sög, Norwegian sag, Danish sav, Swedish såg, Middle Dutch saghe, Dutch zaag, Old High German saga, German Säge "saw"), from PIE root *sek- "to cut" (cf. Latin secare "to cut," Russian sech' "to cut;" see section (n.)).
"proverb, saying, maxim," Old English sagu "saying, discourse, speech, study, tradition, tale," from Proto-Germanic *saga-, *sagon- (cf. Middle Low German, Middle Dutch sage, zage, German Sage "legend, fable, saga, myth, tradition," Old Norse saga "story, tale, saga"), from PIE root *sek(w)- "to say, utter" (see say (v.)).
past tense of see; from Old English plural sawon.