noun rip·saw \ˈrip-ˌs\

Definition of RIPSAW

:  a coarse-toothed saw used to cut wood in the direction of the grain — compare crosscut saw

First Known Use of RIPSAW



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stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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