verb (used with object), cross·cut, cross·cut·ting.
verb (used without object), cross·cut, cross·cut·ting.
- crosscut file,
- crosscut saw,
Origin of crosscut
Examples from the Web for crosscut
From east and west the "drifts" run into this crosscut, like little creeks into a larger stream.Alaska|Ella Higginson
Thad dropped his eyes sullenly and made a feint of examining the crosscut saw.The Wizard's Daughter and Other Stories|Margaret Collier Graham
By the way, working a crosscut saw isn't nearly so bad a job on the second day.In Pastures Green|Peter McArthur
The bow oarsman pushed off the boat, and she was headed up the Crosscut.Watch and Wait|Oliver Optic
For this day's work two dozen boys are organised and equipped with axes, a splitting outfit, four crosscut saws and the mule team.The Choctaw Freedmen|Robert Elliott Flickinger