sawhorse

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noun saw·horse \ˈsȯ-ˌhȯrs\

Definition of sawhorse

  1. :  a frame on which wood is laid for sawing by hand :  horse 2b

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Illustration of sawhorse

1778

First Known Use of sawhorse

1778


SAWHORSE Defined for English Language Learners

sawhorse

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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

sawhorse

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noun saw·horse \ˈsȯ-ˌhȯrs\

Definition of sawhorse for Students

  1. :  a frame or rack on which wood is rested while being sawed



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