Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A long-toothed iron plate like a saw, which hangs at the back of the fireplace to carry the pots and crocks. Davies, Supp. Eng. Glossary.

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Examples

  • Huckaback stood up, without much aid from the crock-saw, and looked at mother and all of us.

    Lorna Doone; a Romance of Exmoor

  • So at the close of our entertainment, when the girls were gone away to fetch and light their lanthorns (over which they made rare noise, blowing each the other’s out for counting of the sparks to come), Master Huckaback stood up, without much aid from the crock-saw, and looked at mother and all of us.

    Lorna Doone

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