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scroll saw

scroll saw

noun

: a machine that has a narrow blade for cutting curves and decorative patterns in wood, metal, plastic, etc.

Full Definition of SCROLL SAW

1
:  fretsaw
2
:  a machine saw with a table for supporting the material and a narrow vertically reciprocating blade for cutting curved lines or ornamental openwork patterns

First Known Use of SCROLL SAW

1851

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