pad saw


noun

a small compass saw with a pad.

Nearby words

  1. pactolus,
  2. pacy,
  3. paczki,
  4. pad,
  5. pad foot,
  6. pad stone,
  7. pad thai,
  8. pada,
  9. padang,
  10. padauk

Origin of pad saw

First recorded in 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for padsaw

padsaw

/ (ˈpædˌsɔː) /

noun

a small narrow saw used for cutting curves

Word Origin for padsaw

C19: from pad 1 (in the sense: a handle that can be fitted to various tools) + saw 1

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