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pit sawing

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noun

a method of sawing logs or timbers, as into boards, in which the piece to be cut is laid horizontally across a pit and cut by a saw operated vertically by two people, one above and one in the pit below the piece.

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Origin of pit sawing

First recorded in 1905–10

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