Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A saw used by butchers, having a thin, narrow blade fastened in an iron frame or bow, which gives it rigidity.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Human tissue, blood type O, was found in the recesses of the meat-saw frame.

    Smoke, Mirrors, and Murder

  • Good luck with your meat-saw in your hopelessly barbarian galaxy!

    Vader's Pastorale

  • "Life preservers," chanted Tish's subconscious self, "rubber blankets, small tent, folding camp-beds, a camp-stove, a meat-saw, a wood-saw, and some beads and gewgaws for placating the Indians."

    Tish

  • "Life preservers," chanted Tish's subconscious self, "rubber blankets, small tent, folding camp-beds, a camp-stove, a meat-saw, a wood-saw, and some beads and gewgaws for placating the Indians."

    Tish

  • Real surgeons are handling the meat-saw and cleaver, while butchers are amputating human limbs.

    Pushing to the Front

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