Meaning of cross-cut saw in English:

cross-cut saw


  • A saw with a handle at each end, used by two people for cutting across the grain of timber.

    ‘The tools used were few and commonplace, including an axe and a cross-cut saw for felling the timber.’
    • ‘He was a great one with the cross-cut saw, chopping up wood, sawing it up.’
    • ‘While operating an unguarded cross-cut saw, one of the posts snatched and removed his left index finger.’
    • ‘‘Don't miss the visually spectacular cross-cut saw race ’.’
    • ‘I've used a cross-cut saw, worked by two people, which is a very effective tool.’