to reduce (a squared log) to boards with evenly spaced parallel cuts; bastard-saw.
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How to use plain-saw in a sentence
People who had heard her called plain saw her and wondered where other people's eyes were.Anne Of Avonlea | Lucy Maud Montgomery
The company clerks who looked out over the sandy plain saw miles away a dust cloud which meant but one thing.The Covered Wagon | Emerson Hough
Except for the beveling of the mold for the curtain wall recesses, the framing is all plain saw and hammer work.Concrete Construction | Halbert P. Gillette