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Sawed

Saw \Saw\, v. t. [imp. Sawed; p. p. Sawed or Sawn; p. pr. & vb. n. Sawing.]

  1. To cut with a saw; to separate with a saw; as, to saw timber or marble.

  2. To form by cutting with a saw; as, to saw boards or planks, that is, to saw logs or timber into boards or planks; to saw shingles; to saw out a panel.

  3. Also used figuratively; as, to saw the air.

Sawed

Saw \Saw\, v. t. [imp. Sawed; p. p. Sawed or Sawn; p. pr. & vb. n. Sawing.]

  1. To cut with a saw; to separate with a saw; as, to saw timber or marble.

  2. To form by cutting with a saw; as, to saw boards or planks, that is, to saw logs or timber into boards or planks; to saw shingles; to saw out a panel.

  3. Also used figuratively; as, to saw the air.

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sawed

vb. (en-past of: saw)

Usage examples of "sawed".

He sawed down a couple of feet along one side of the lead coffin, and then across, and down the other side.

The Professor and I sawed the top off the stake, leaving the point of it in the body.

Lying across his chest was a curious weapon, a shotgun with the barrel sawed off a foot in front of the triggers.

Rannach sawed his rein, prompting the stallion to curvet, snorting its irritation.

Nezzie gave Ayla a warm hug, and then a necklace of matched and graduated spiral shells, each one separated by carefully sawed small sections of the hard hollow leg bones of arctic fox and, suspended as a pendant in front, a large canine tooth of a cave lion.

He shook off her clutching hands, crawled to the prow, and sawed at the rope with his pocketknife.

Successfully ligated two arteries, but the anterior interosseus escaped me, being retracted into the flesh after I sawed through the bones.