gang saw

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noun

a saw having several parallel blades for making simultaneous cuts.

Nearby words

  1. gang hook,
  2. gang of four,
  3. gang plough,
  4. gang plow,
  5. gang rape,
  6. gang switch,
  7. gang up,
  8. gang-bang,
  9. gang-banger,
  10. gang-gang

Origin of gang saw

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50

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British Dictionary definitions for gang saw

gang saw

noun

a saw having several parallel blades making simultaneous cuts
Derived Formsgang sawyer, noun

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