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Saw vs. Slaw

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Sawnoun

A tool with a toothed blade used for cutting hard substances, in particular wood or metal

Slawnoun

Coleslaw.

Sawnoun

A musical saw.

Slawnoun

Sliced cabbage served as a salad, cooked or uncooked.

Sawnoun

A sawtooth wave.

Slaw

p. p. of Slee, to slay.

‘With a sword drawn out he would have slaw himself.’;

Sawnoun

(obsolete) Something spoken; speech, discourse.

Slawnoun

basically shredded cabbage

Sawnoun

(often old saw) A saying or proverb.

Sawnoun

(obsolete) Opinion, idea, belief; by thy ~, in your opinion; commune ~, common opinion; common knowledge; on no ~, by no means.

Sawnoun

(obsolete) Proposal, suggestion; possibility.

Sawnoun

(obsolete) Dictate; command; decree.

Sawverb

(transitive) To cut (something) with a saw.

‘They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented;’;

Sawverb

(intransitive) To make a motion back and forth similar to cutting something with a saw.

‘The fiddler sawed away at his instrument.’;

Sawverb

(intransitive) To be cut with a saw.

‘The timber saws smoothly.’;

Sawverb

(transitive) To form or produce (something) by cutting with a saw.

‘to saw boards or planks (i.e. to saw logs or timber into boards or planks)’; ‘to saw shingles; to saw out a panel’;

Sawinterjection

(slang) what's up (either as a greeting or actual question)

‘— Saw, dude?
— Not much.’;

Saw

imp. of See.

Sawnoun

Something said; speech; discourse.

Sawnoun

A saying; a proverb; a maxim.

‘His champions are the prophets and apostles,His weapons holy saws of sacred writ.’;

Sawnoun

Dictate; command; decree.

‘[Love] rules the creatures by his powerful saw.’;

Sawnoun

An instrument for cutting or dividing substances, as wood, iron, etc., consisting of a thin blade, or plate, of steel, with a series of sharp teeth on the edge, which remove successive portions of the material by cutting and tearing.

Sawverb

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

Sawverb

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.

Sawverb

Also used figuratively; as, to saw the air.

Sawverb

To use a saw; to practice sawing; as, a man saws well.

Sawverb

To cut, as a saw; as, the saw or mill saws fast.

Sawverb

To be cut with a saw; as, the timber saws smoothly.

Sawnoun

a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people

Sawnoun

hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting

Sawnoun

a power tool for cutting wood

Sawverb

cut with a saw;

‘saw wood for the fireplace’;

Saw

A saw is a tool consisting of a tough blade, wire, or chain with a hard toothed edge. It is used to cut through material, very often wood though sometimes metal or stone.

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