scroll saw


noun

a narrow saw mounted vertically in a frame and operated with an up-and-down motion, used for cutting curved ornamental designs.
such a saw mounted in a power-driven machine.

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Origin of scroll saw

First recorded in 1850–55
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scroll saw

noun

a saw with a narrow blade for cutting intricate ornamental curves in wood
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