Sawed
Saw Saw, v. t. [imp. {Sawed}; p. p. {Sawed} or {Sawn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sawing}.] 1. To cut with a saw; to separate with a saw; as, to saw timber or marble. [1913 Webster]

2. To form by cutting with a saw; as, to saw boards or planks, that is, to saw logs or timber into boards or planks; to saw shingles; to saw out a panel. [1913 Webster]

3. Also used figuratively; as, to saw the air. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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