Antonyms for sawlike

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If not entire it may be toothed, serrate (sawlike), crenate or wavy.

A patent was procured on a knife with an irregular or sawlike edge.

He was not a large dog—only about as high as a chair seat; he had mottled lips, too, and sharp, sawlike teeth.

Thousands of dark tendrils with fine, sawlike spines latched onto our bodies.

He pointed at the far crest of the sawlike highlands, where now he thought to see a hazy, floating pall of dust.

WORD ORIGIN

toothed cutting tool, Old English sagu, from Proto-Germanic *sago "a cutting tool" (cf. Old English seax "knife," Old Norse sög, Norwegian sag, Danish sav, Swedish såg, Middle Dutch saghe, Dutch zaag, Old High German saga, German Säge "saw"), from PIE root *sek- "to cut" (cf. Latin secare "to cut," Russian sech' "to cut;" see section (n.)).

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