Definitions

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

  • noun A small saw operated by one hand.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A saw to be used with the hand. Also called arm-saw.

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

  • noun A saw used with one hand.

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

  • noun A saw small enough to be used by one hand.

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

  • noun a saw used with one hand for cutting wood
  • noun a saw used with one hand for cutting wood

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Examples

  • So, having no faculty for distinguishing a work of art from a handsaw, he is apt to rear up a pyramid of irrefragable argument on the hypothesis that a handsaw is a work of art.

    Art

  • Just since January, my little guy has given me several "presents" including a razor, a frosted swiss-army knife and, last week, a shiny handsaw on my pillow.

    Lorelei Kelly: Getting Your Man to Commit

  • Like Jim in MO said the firewood aspect is very important since in the wilderness we can have no motors which equates to a handsaw.

    You know you are with a GOOD hunting buddy when?

  • Like Jim in MO said the firewood aspect is very important since in the wilderness we can have no motors which equates to a handsaw.

    You know you are with a GOOD hunting buddy when?

  • SwtPrince_dk @RosGuild I am but mad N by NW when the wind is S'ly I know a hawk from a handsaw

    The tragedy will not be twittered

  • Her grandfather inventor the electric handsaw and founded the Skill company.

    Jenny Sanford files for divorce

  • Jeff sees Lars cleaning a knife and a handsaw, tying a large packing crate with heavy rope, making late-night trips carrying a large case.

    Top 10 Worst Movie Neighbors » Scene-Stealers

  • Just since January, my little guy has given me several "presents" including a razor, a frosted swiss-army knife and, last week, a shiny handsaw on my pillow.

    Lorelei Kelly: Getting Your Man to Commit

  • His own work on saw—a usually toothless but otherwise ordinary metal handsaw that issues otherworldly sounds when bowed—has graced the songs of the iconic indie rock band Neutral Milk Hotel.

    Singing Saw's Christmastime Tour

  • SwtPrince_dk @RosGuild I am but mad N by NW when the wind is S'ly I know a hawk from a handsaw

    Lance Mannion:

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