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A frame in which a saw blade is held taut.
- ‘They also offered ‘saws with Handle at the Bottom,’ i.e., in line with the blade, and similar hacksaws with the handle set at the top of the saw frame.’
- ‘The saw frame was then lowered, and the pitman, powered by the driving pulley, moved the saw frame back and forth over the stone.’
- ‘One side of the clamp, with its wing, is part of the saw frame.’
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