sawtimber

[saw-tim-ber]

noun

trees suitable for sawing into planks, boards, etc.

Nearby words

  1. sawm,
  2. sawmill,
  3. sawn,
  4. sawn-off,
  5. sawney,
  6. sawtooth,
  7. sawtooth roof,
  8. sawyer,
  9. sax,
  10. sax.

Origin of sawtimber

First recorded in 1930–35; saw1 + timber

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