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n. - A hole over which lumber is positioned to be cut by two men with a long two-handed tool.

Usage examples (34)
  • On the other side of the way was a dead brick wall; and a field after that, where there was a sawpit, and joiner's shed.
  • Here I laid out a ship-yard, blacksmith's shop, and sawpit, placing at the head of each, a Monrovian colonist to instruct my slaves.
  • Dido was at Sarawak, Mr. Jago, the carpenter, built a very beautiful thirty-foot gig, having cut the plank up in the Chinaman's sawpit.
  • Chapter House the remaining walls were "no higher than a dado," and under them the timber was stored after treatment in the sawpit of the enclosure. for more
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