saw down

phrasal verb

sawed down; sawed down or sawn down; sawing down; saws down
: to cut (something) with a saw and bring it to the ground : to cut (something) down
The trees were sawed down.

Examples of saw down in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With a stainless steel trowel length of 7.5 inches and an extra-long 5.5-inch handle, it can also be wielded horizontally to scrape away moss or saw down weeds and long grass. Stephanie Osmanski, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 June 2024

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“Saw down.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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