saw·​tim·​ber ˈsȯ-ˌtim-bər How to pronounce sawtimber (audio)
: timber suitable for sawing into lumber

Examples of sawtimber in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bloom said that range is only an estimate of sawtimber-sized trees and stressed that the trees have not yet been marked for sale. Sarah Bowman, Indianapolis Star, 28 Aug. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1901, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sawtimber was in 1901

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“Sawtimber.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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