bucksaw

noun
buck·​saw | \ ˈbək-ˌsȯ How to pronounce bucksaw (audio) \

Definition of bucksaw

: a saw set in a usually H-shaped frame for sawing wood

First Known Use of bucksaw

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Bucksaw.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bucksaw. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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