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

  • noun An instrument used to give set to the teeth of a saw by bending each alternate tooth slightly outward.

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  • noun A device used to sharpen the teeth of a hand saw and adjust their set (the amount each tooth protrudes to the side of the saw to create the kerf).


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