crown saw


noun

a rotary saw consisting of a hollow cylinder with teeth formed on one end or edge, as a trephine or trepanning saw.

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Also called cylinder saw, hole saw.

Origin of crown saw

First recorded in 1860–65
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crown saw

noun

a hollow cylinder with cutting teeth forming a rotary saw for trepanning
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