Definition of Pitsaw

1. Noun. A large two-handed saw formerly used to cut logs into planks; one man stood above the log and the other in a pit below.




Definition of Pitsaw

1. a large saw for cutting logs [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pitsaw

pitohuis
pitomba
pitombas
piton
pitoned
pitoning
pitons
pitot
pitot's tube
pitot head
pitot tube
pitpan
pitprop
pitprops
pits
pitsaw (current term)
pitsaws
pitsful
pitstop
pitta
pitta bread
pittacal
pittance
pittance payment
pittances
pittas
pitted
pitted-shelled turtle
pitted keratolysis
pitted tubeshoulder

Literary usage of Pitsaw

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1. Bolenge: A Story of Gospel Triumphs on the Congo by Eva May Dye (1909)
"He built a temporary carpenter shed and tool house, and began teaching men to mark and saw out lumber, using a pitsaw. Brick-making was also begun, ..."

2. Bolenge: A Story of Gospel Triumphs on the Congo by Eva May Dye (1909)
"He built a temporary carpenter shed and tool house, and began teaching men to mark and saw out lumber, using a pitsaw. Brick-making was also begun, ..."

3. Machine-shop Tools and Methods by William Samuel Leonard (1908)
"Of these sections the most important are the round and half-round, made either blunt or taper; the pitsaw-file, blunt; the half-round wood-file, ..."

4. Bolenge: A Story of Gospel Triumphs on the Congo by Eva May Dye (1909)
"He built a temporary carpenter shed and tool house, and began teaching men to mark and saw out lumber, using a pitsaw. Brick-making was also begun, ..."

5. Bolenge: A Story of Gospel Triumphs on the Congo by Eva May Dye (1909)
"He built a temporary carpenter shed and tool house, and began teaching men to mark and saw out lumber, using a pitsaw. Brick-making was also begun, ..."

6. Machine-shop Tools and Methods by William Samuel Leonard (1908)
"Of these sections the most important are the round and half-round, made either blunt or taper; the pitsaw-file, blunt; the half-round wood-file, ..."

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