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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A saw that is reinforced by a metal band along its back edge.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A saw the web of which is stiffened by a metallic back of greater substance. Such saws have specific names according to their use, as tenon-saw, dovetail-saw, carcass-saw, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A saw (as a tenon saw) whose blade is stiffened by an added metallic back.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A handsaw that has a reinforcement along its back edge

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

  • noun a handsaw that is stiffened by metal reinforcement along the upper edge
  • noun a handsaw that is stiffened by metal reinforcement along the upper edge

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