keyhole saw


Definition of keyhole saw

: a narrow pointed fine-toothed handsaw used especially for cutting curves of short radius

Examples of keyhole saw in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Make the cutouts with a small paring knife or narrow saw, such as a keyhole saw. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, 11 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of keyhole saw

1761, in the meaning defined above

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“Keyhole saw.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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