Quarter-saw Quar"ter-saw`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quarter-sawed} {-sawn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quarter-sawing}.] To saw (a log) into quarters; specif., to saw into quarters and then into boards, as by cutting alternately from each face of a quarter, to secure lumber that will warp relatively little or show the grain advantageously. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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