handsaw handsaw  /ˈhænd ˌsɔ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a saw used with one hand for cutting wood

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The following day, the NGO worker saw a group of about 20 soldiers tackle a downed tree armed with nothing but a machete and a single handsaw.
  2. The following day, the foreigner saw a group of about 20 soldiers tackle another fallen tree armed with nothing but a machete and a single handsaw.
  3. About the book: The novel is the story of Sethe, a runaway slave, who slashed her two-year-old daughter's throat with a handsaw rather than see her live a life in chains.

News

  1. Man robs New Bedford Cumberland Farms with hand saw

    NEW BEDFORD — A man robbed the Rockdale Avenue Cumberland Farms early this morning with a wooden handsaw, making off with an unknown amount of cash, police said.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Standard-Times

  2. Carmel log: Past tense shoplifting of vintage glass swan

    6/14/2013 TC-PUBLIC PROP-TOW AWAY / \ CAMINO DEL MONTE AV ACCIDENT CA1300337 1149 NON INJURY TRAFFIC COLLISION. FOUND IN HAND SAW \ OCEAN CASE CG1300338 1455 FOUND HANDSAW BROUGHT TO THE STATION FOR SAFEKEEPING.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Monterey County Herald

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