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plain-saw

[ pleyn-saw ]
/ ˈpleɪnˌsɔ /
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verb (used with object), plain-sawed, plain-sawed or plain-sawn, plain-saw·ing.

to reduce (a squared log) to boards with evenly spaced parallel cuts; bastard-saw.

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Origin of plain-saw

First recorded in 1950–55
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