plain-saw

[pleyn-saw]

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.

Origin of plain-saw

First recorded in 1950–55
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