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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of jigsaw.

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Examples

  • And Zilla ends up getting "jigsawed" in some grisly fashion.

    Jigsaw Puzzled (Part 2)

  • In the early 1960s, as Africa broke free from European colonialism, liberation figures like Ghana's Kwame Nkrumah or Kenya' Jomo Kenyatta imagined forming this continent jigsawed by colonial borders into a single world power: the United States of Africa.

    West Africa's Central Bank Governor Promotes Single Currency

  • I'll know that you and I and God and everything, ever, are all jumbled and jigsawed in ways none of us could imagine

    I'll Walk Through You

  • Wrapping a single landscape around three walls, arranging the perspective so that foreground trees disappear into the ceiling-line, and even popping the foregrounded foliage out of the wall slightly by forming it out of painted, jigsawed pieces of pressboard, all seem attempts to create an illusion.

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  • As consciousness first dawns, the infant begins to grasp — in the form of individual items of experience — jigsaw pieces in what might be an immense jigsawed picture of the meaning of his existence, and of life itself.

    Religion is like a jigsaw: it makes a picture out of puzzling chaos

  • Sloughs jigsawed the landscape, water oozed and streamed from roadside rocks.

    Raymond Carver

  • Along the spine at the top was attached a vertical shape jigsawed from a wooden board.

    Bad Luck and Trouble

  • Every so often he saw a truck head off to a series of big temporary buildings nearby, carrying loads of hastily stacked paper and organic material, jigsawed bits of people.

    The Zero

  • Bodies are not jigsawed together as mosaics of phenotypic pieces, each one contributed by a different gene.

    The God Delusion

  • A screened porch with pillars of thin painted pine surmounted by scrolls and brackets and bumps of jigsawed wood.

    Main Street

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