- a saw having a narrow blade held at both ends by a bowed handle.
Origin of bow saw
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If you have a bow-saw or scroll-saw, it will save much time in shaping the outlines, or you can have them sawed at the mill.
The turning- or bow-saw is much better for any work with which the bow will not interfere, and is a very useful tool at times.