verb (used with object), sawed, sawed or sawn, saw·ing.
verb (used without object), sawed, sawed or sawn, saw·ing.
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Idioms for saw
Origin of saw1
OTHER WORDS FROM sawsawer, nounsawlike, adjective
Definition for saw (2 of 3)
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Example sentences from the Web for saw
According to Mack, he nearly killed her, broke 18 of her bones and, “sawed much of my hair off with [a] dull knife.”The MMA Fighters Have Gone Crazy: ‘Mayhem’ Miller the Latest in a Long Line of Psycho Pugilists|Robert Silverman|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A few feet from where we sit is the sawed-off stump of a third willow.
Two feet from the sawed-off stump of a third willow is the small foot-pump carousel Ray was sitting on when he shot himself.
In a matter of weeks, Putin has sawed the Crimea off Ukraine and glued it into the Russian Federation.Obama’s Nuclear Summit Aimed to Stop Terrorists. Now Putin’s the Issue.|Christopher Dickey, Jamie Dettmer, Nadette De Visser|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was the point man in the promotion when Evel Knievel swore he'd soar across Snake River Canyon in a sawed-off rocket ship.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull|Mark Jacobson|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Scattergood fairly licked his lips as he thought of the millions upon millions of feet of spruce to be sawed into lumber.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
He himself went to one of his neighbors, and asked him if he had any timber of any kind already sawed at Squire Murdock's mill.Mike Marble|Uncle Frank
That afternoon I went back to my orchard, got out my shiny and sharp new double-edged pruning saw, and sawed till both arms ached.
I sawed under limbs and over limbs, right-handed and left-handed, standing on my feet and on my head.
I sawed off the upper four feet carefully, and stowed the remainder back in the loft.
British Dictionary definitions for saw (1 of 4)
verb saws, sawing, sawed, sawed or sawn
Derived forms of sawsawer, nounsawlike, adjective
Word Origin for saw
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British Dictionary definitions for saw (3 of 4)
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Idioms and Phrases with saw
see old saw.