sawyer

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noun saw·yer \ˈsȯ-yər, ˈsȯi-ər\

Definition of sawyer

  1. 1 :  one that saws

  2. 2 or sawyer beetle :  any of several large long-horned beetles whose larvae bore large holes in timber or dead wood especially of various conifers

  3. 3 :  a tree fast in the bed of a stream with its branches projecting to the surface and bobbing up and down with the current

13th Century

First Known Use of sawyer

13th century

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