saw-wrest
Saw-set Saw"-set`, n. An instrument used to set or turn the teeth of a saw a little sidewise, that they may make a kerf somewhat wider than the thickness of the blade, to prevent friction; -- called also {saw-wrest}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Saw-wrest — n. See {Saw set}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Saw-set — n. An instrument used to set or turn the teeth of a saw a little sidewise, that they may make a kerf somewhat wider than the thickness of the blade, to prevent friction; called also {saw wrest}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saw-set — n. Saw wrest …   New dictionary of synonyms

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