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sawhorse

[ saw-hawrs ]
/ ˈsɔˌhɔrs /
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noun

a movable frame or trestle for supporting wood being sawed.

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Origin of sawhorse

First recorded in 1770–80; saw1 + horse

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British Dictionary definitions for sawhorse

sawhorse
/ (ˈsɔːˌhɔːs) /

noun

a stand for timber during sawing
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