quartersawn

adjective
quar·​ter·​sawn | \ ˈkwȯ(r)-tər-ˈsȯn How to pronounce quartersawn (audio) \
variants: or less commonly quartersawed \ ˈkwȯ(r)-​tər-​ˈsȯd How to pronounce quartersawn (audio) \

Definition of quartersawn

: sawed from quartered logs so that the annual rings are nearly at right angles to the wide face used of boards and planks

First Known Use of quartersawn

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Quartersawn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quartersawn. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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