sawyer

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noun saw·yer \ ˈsȯ-yər , ˈsȯi-ər \

Definition of sawyer

1 :one that saws
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 :a tree fast in the bed of a stream with its branches projecting to the surface and bobbing up and down with the current

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13th century


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