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Part of Speech: imperfect
Results: 12
1. of See
Part of Speech: noun
1. An instrument for cutting or dividing substances, as wood, iron, etc., consisting of a thin blade, or plate, of steel, with a series of sharp teeth on the edge, which remove successive portions of the material by cutting and tearing.
2. imp. of See.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To use a saw; to practice sawing; as, a man saws well.
2. To cut, as a saw; as, the saw or mill saws fast.
3. To be cut with a saw; as, the timber saws smoothly.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. Something said; speech; discourse.
2. A saying; a proverb; a maxim.
3. Dictate; command; decree.
4. To cut with a saw; to separate with a saw; as, to saw timber or marble.
5. 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.
6. Also used figuratively; as, to saw the air.
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