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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large saw for cutting logs, operated jointly by a person standing above the log and another in a pit underneath.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large two-handed saw formerly used to cut logs into planks; one man stood above the log and the other in a pit below.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a large two-handed saw formerly used to cut logs into planks; one man stood above the log and the other in a pit below

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