fretsaw

noun
fret·​saw | \ ˈfret-ˌsȯ How to pronounce fretsaw (audio) \

Definition of fretsaw

: a saw that resembles a coping saw but usually has a deeper frame and is used for cutting curved outlines

First Known Use of fretsaw

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Fretsaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fretsaw. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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