SAW, an instrument which serves to cut into pieces several solid substances; as wood, stone, ivory, aamp;c. ... The principal saws are the following: the pit-saw, the whip-saw, the cross-cut saw, the hand saw, the tenon saw, and the compass saw.
|Title||:||The Family Cyclopaedia; being a manual of useful and necessary knowledge, alphabetically arranged; comprising all the recent inventions, discoveries, and improvements in domestic economy, agriculture, and chemistry, etc|
|Author||:||James JENNINGS (of Huntspill.)|