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sawhorse

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noun saw·horse \ˈsȯ-ˌhȯrs\

Simple Definition of sawhorse

  • : a frame on which wood is placed when it is being cut with a saw

Full Definition of sawhorse

  1. :  a frame on which wood is laid for sawing by hand :  horse 2b


SAWHORSE Defined for Kids

sawhorse

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noun saw·horse \ˈsȯ-ˌhȯrs\

Definition of sawhorse

  1. :  a frame or rack on which wood is rested while being sawed





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