Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In entomology, same as sawyer, 4.
“December 9, 2005 at 12: 30 am backgammon money play real backgammon money play real It was here he opened a trespassers out-station, and affectionately-surveyed his monarchical-aristocratical mesenteric works, under the assumed wood-sawyer of Market-house Sur.”
“Who knew, in these days when every wood-sawyer has a”
“Load after load was driven up to the high backyard fence and its sticks heaved into the yard and piled in perfect order - and it made a goodly and formidable showing when Old Pete, the wood-sawyer, finally arrived on the scene.”
“I meet a wood-sawyer, with his horse and saw on his shoulders, returning from work.”
“He will esteem infinitely more the poorest of the workmen -- a wood-sawyer or a bell-hanger -- than a politician haranguing from the mantel, or an old literary dame who sparkles like a window in the Palais-Royal, and is tattooed like a Caribbean; he will prefer an old; wrinkled, village grand-dame in her white cap, who still hoes, although sixty years old, her little field of potatoes.”
“Wonder if my grand-dad's dad was a hired man or a wood-sawyer? ...”
“Why should professional labor and that of the counting-house be paid so disproportionately to the labor of the porter and wood-sawyer?”
“Even Eddie Martin, the herculean wood-sawyer, observed the dejection with which the sorrow-stricken maiden emerged from the house and handed him his noontide rations of nutcakes and buttermilk.”
“A wood-sawyer" offering himself to the public as an editor!”
Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, Written by Himself. His Early Life as a Slave, His Escape from Bondage, and His Complete History to the Present Time, Including His Connection with the Anti-slavery Movement; His Labors in Great Britain as Well as in His Own Country; His Experience in the Conduct of an Influential Newspaper; His Connection with the Underground Railroad; His Relations with John Brown and the Harper's Ferry Raid; His Recruiting the 54th and 55th Mass. Colored Regiments; His Interviews with Presidents Lincoln and Johnson; His Appointment by Gen. Grant to Accompany the Santo Domingo Commission--Also to a Seat in the Council of the District of Columbia; His Appointment as United States Marshal by President R. B. Hayes; Also His Appointment to Be Recorder of Deeds in Washington by President J. A. Garfield; with Many Other Interesting and Important Events of His Most Eventful Life; With an Introduction by Mr. George L. Ruffin, of Boston
“And so the boy to his great joy found himself again in Newburyport and with the good old wood-sawyer.”
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