saw log


noun

a log large enough to saw into boards.

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Origin of saw log

An Americanism dating back to 1750–60
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Example sentences 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.