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(past & past part. crosscut; pres. part. crosscutting)
Cut using a diagonal line.  Synonym: cut across.

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"Crosscut" Quotes from Famous Books

... be recognized as the special fuel or timber day of each week. It is a busy and bustling day for all. For this day's work two dozen boys are organised and equipped with axes, a splitting outfit, four crosscut saws and the mule team. The axe men are divided into two squads, the axe men or stumpers who cut down trees, and the trimmers who trim the trunks and large branches. Three boys are assigned to each crosscut, two of whom are expected to keep the saw running steadily, while ...
— The Choctaw Freedmen - and The Story of Oak Hill Industrial Academy • Robert Elliott Flickinger

Words linked to "Crosscut" :   crosscut saw, cut, path, cutoff, route, road, itinerary, shortcut

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