musical saw


noun

a handsaw played as a musical instrument with a violin bow or a hammer while the saw is bent with varying tension to change the pitch.

Nearby words

  1. musical chairs,
  2. musical chairs, play,
  3. musical comedy,
  4. musical glasses,
  5. musical ride,
  6. musicale,
  7. musicality,
  8. musicalize,
  9. musically,
  10. musicals

Origin of musical saw

First recorded in 1925–30

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