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- v. A past participle of saw1.
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- v. Past participle of saw
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A past participle of saw.
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The sawn wood is called sawn timber which, depending on the different size and shape, is classified in the types of sawn timber as per table
But in Coleman prison, he was surrounded by 1,000 hardened inmates, most of them convicted of drug trafficking or possession of illegal weapons, such as sawn-off shotguns, pistols equipped with silencers and machine-guns mounted on tripods.
One officer in a Colonial corps who spoke freely about them, told me he had 'sawn' them in half and found the cavities, but the method of investigation he had employed seemed against the presence of any fulminant in the body of the bullets.
The measures will potentially impact all illegal timber goods, such as sawn timber, wood panels, composite products, wooden furniture, as well as pulp and paper items.
The Javan rhino was declared extinct in Vietnam in October after the last one was found dead with a bullet in its leg and its horn sawn off.
Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal The woodwork, which is original to the home, took five months to restore and includes African cherry, quarter-sawn oak, birds-eye maple and mahogany.
U.S. officials described the wood as "sawn timber" and said Madagascar officials were "defrauded" by a local exporter about the nature of the product.
Bird fired 54 rounds of ammunition during his rampage, 23 rounds from his .22 rifle and 31 from the sawn-off shotgun.
Us old folk would be most happy to go to the flicks at ‘nite’ and not wish having a sten loaded to keep the baying hyenas at distance, I would rather have sawn off 12 ga then I could say I be ‘untin’ rats.
"When we first entered the property Mr. Dotcom was not overly co-operative and in fact fled into what can best be described as a safe house, or a safe room and it took us some time to get through the security measures that were in place and he was subsequently found in that safe room with a loaded shot gun resembling a sawn off shotgun."