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verb as in cut across

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Two, swaying backwards and forward with rhythmic precision, dragged a big crosscut-saw through a massive trunk.

As we had a good crosscut saw, it did not take long to enlarge the doorway so that one could go in standing up, man fashion.

Mr. Goodsil and Mr. Vanater went back after more of the supplies, which included another good axe and a crosscut saw.

We had to cut all our firewood with a two man crosscut saw or a one man crosscut saw about three feet long.

The method of using a crosscut saw was for two men to take a stand opposite one another, with the log between.


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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crosscut, such as: cut across, transect, bisect, criss-cross, cross, and intersect.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.