: a saw designed chiefly to cut across the grain of wood — compare ripsaw
Examples of crosscut saw in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebOf course, the hewing was generally done with a broad ax, whereas the cutting down of trees and cutting up of firewood was done with a single- or double-bit ax (if no crosscut saw was available, which was usually the case until the late 1800s).
Bill Bowden, Arkansas Online, 22 Dec. 2019 Heritage Festival World War II-era jeeps, weapons and memorabilia, archery and crosscut saw demonstrations, beekeeping demonstrations and information, the Early Grove String Band, crafts, and games.
Washington Post, 13 Sep. 2017
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