saw log

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noun

a log large enough to saw into boards.

Nearby words

  1. savoyard,
  2. savvy,
  3. saw,
  4. saw doctor,
  5. saw grass,
  6. saw palmetto,
  7. saw pit,
  8. saw set,
  9. saw-off,
  10. saw-pit

Origin of saw log

An Americanism dating back to 1750–60

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Examples from the Web for saw log

  • Are you a inviten' me to pound you over the head with a saw-log?

  • He saw the boiling eddies of the Halfway Pool, capable of sucking down a saw-log.

    The Forest|Stewart Edward White
  • He may fall offen a saw-log and git drowned, and you git her yit.