- a movable frame or trestle for supporting wood being sawed.
Origin of sawhorse
Examples from the Web for sawhorse
Contemporary Examples of sawhorse
It was an outdoor picnic then, with pecks and bushels dispatched at sawhorse tables.A Briny, South Carolina Oyster Shack
Jane & Michael Stern
March 23, 2014
Historical Examples of sawhorse
He's a sawhorse—he's as heavy in th' head as a bag of salt; he'll never do no good to nobody.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
In a few moments the three were inside, with a sawhorse against the door.Cap'n Eri
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
"A sawhorse is a thing they saw boards on," remarked Jim, with a sniff.
"Oh, I cannot hope ever to be like you," sighed the Sawhorse.
But this sawhorse can trot as fast as you can, Jim; and he's very wise, too.
- a stand for timber during sawing