backsaw

[ bak-saw ]
/ ˈbækˌsɔ /

noun Carpentry.

a short saw with a reinforced back.

Origin of backsaw

First recorded in 1875–80; back1 + saw1
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British Dictionary definitions for back saw

back saw


noun

a small handsaw stiffened along its upper edge by a metal section
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