a saw with a thin blade held in a specially shaped frameAlso called: span saw
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Historical Examples of frame saw
Having got the log into position, one man with a frame-saw does the whole business.China
Sir Henry Arthur Blake
The saw with which the genii are at work has a perfect resemblance to our frame-saw.