The hooves are sawn off, followed by the head, from which the tongue is removed.
Venetian vessels which attempted to pass were captured and their crews were sawn in halves.
The bones must then be sawn as high as exposed, with the following precautions:—1.
Their houses are small and inferior, of sawn timber, but have windows of glass.
The best wood for this purpose is plane tree, because it may easily be sawn and polished, and is beautifully veined and spotted.
That done, the trunks and branches were sawn in shorter lengths, and the big pieces split with wedges and a big mallet.
You have sworn to take my body, sawn in two, to Ben-Ihreddin?
The same has occurred in an ash tree after its trunk had been sawn off level with the ground.
The other bar was sawn on, the night the accident happened to the second sentry.
Upwards of one million of sawn lumber was shipped from this embryo town during the past year.
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.