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scroll saw

noun
1.
a narrow saw mounted vertically in a frame and operated with an up-and-down motion, used for cutting curved ornamental designs.
2.
such a saw mounted in a power-driven machine.
Origin of scroll saw
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55
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scroll saw

noun
1.
a saw with a narrow blade for cutting intricate ornamental curves in wood
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