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.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • sawn — /sawn/, v. a pp. of saw1. * * * …   Universalium

  • sawn — strong pp. of SAW (Cf. saw) (v.), attested from 1530s …   Etymology dictionary

  • sawn — [sôn] vt., vi. chiefly Brit. pp. of SAW1 …   English World dictionary

  • sawn — adj. Sawn is used with these nouns: ↑log …   Collocations dictionary

  • sawn — [[t]sɔ͟ːn[/t]] Sawn is the past participle of saw …   English dictionary

  • sawn — sɔː n. tool for cutting consisting of a toothed blade; saying, maxim, proverb v. cut with a saw or similar tool; make back and forth motions as if with a saw …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sawn — past participle of saw1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • sawn — UK / US the past participle of saw II …   English dictionary

  • sawn — the past participle of saw …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • sawn — [[t]sɔn[/t]] v. a pp. of saw I …   From formal English to slang

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”