from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A file specially adapted for filing saws. Triangular files are used for all small saws; for mill-saws, etc., the files are flat.


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  • Mr. Peacock, the gentleman of leisure, could do nothing more than his frightful "ne-onk!" which made everybody shiver more than a saw-file would.

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