from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A narrow, slender saw used for cutting out sharp curves, such as those of a keyhole: same as compass-saw.

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

  • noun a handsaw with a long narrow blade for cutting short radius curves; similar to a compass saw


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