backsawn

adjective

Definition of backsawn

: sawed at right angles to the medullary rays backsawn wood

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First Known Use of backsawn

1941, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for backsawn

back entry 2 + sawn

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“Backsawn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/backsawn. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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