saber saw


Definition of saber saw

: a light portable electric saw with a pointed reciprocating blade especially : jigsaw sense 2

Examples of saber saw in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Items reported stolen included nail guns, a chainsaw, router table, power saw, reciprocating saw, jigsaw, saber saw, folding table, lock jaw table, hand planer, drill and pneumatic wrench. Jennifer James, Houston Chronicle, "Friendswood police: 6-year-old hit-and-run victim making progress," 9 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of saber saw

1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Saber saw.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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