Definition of sawhorse
: a frame on which wood is laid for sawing by hand : horse 2b
Recent Examples of sawhorse from the Web
The return of the prodigal beautiful thing began before the museum opened, with its specially built crate set up on low sawhorses in the middle of a room located amid the museum's many nondescript backstage corridors.
Today, on the outskirts of town, peasants riding ox carts and dump trucks heading to Hpakant line up at candy-cane striped sawhorses wrapped in barbed wire.
Workers pass their evenings kicking a deflated soccer ball across the cracked asphalt of the interior parking lot, with sawhorses as goal posts.
These can fit in a channel outside of the sawhorses.
Those who knew Amelia in childhood recalled an adventurous tomboy, inclined to make toys out of packing boxes and sawhorses, eschewing dolls.
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First Known Use of sawhorse
SAWHORSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sawhorse for English Language Learners
: a frame on which wood is placed when it is being cut with a saw
SAWHORSE Defined for Kids
Definition of sawhorse for Students
: a frame or rack on which wood is rested while being sawed
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