Fret-saw



noun
1.
a long, narrow-bladed saw used to cut ornamental work from thin wood.
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noun
1.
a fine-toothed saw with a long thin narrow blade, used for cutting designs in thin wood or metal

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  • Fretted

    [fret-id] /ˈfrɛt ɪd/ adjective 1. ornamented or provided with : a fretted molding. [fret] /frɛt/ verb (used without object), fretted, fretting. 1. to feel or express worry, annoyance, discontent, or the like: Fretting about the lost ring isn’t going to help. 2. to cause corrosion; gnaw into something: acids that fret at the strongest metals. […]

  • Fretter

    [fret] /frɛt/ verb (used without object), fretted, fretting. 1. to feel or express worry, annoyance, discontent, or the like: Fretting about the lost ring isn’t going to help. 2. to cause corrosion; gnaw into something: acids that fret at the strongest metals. 3. to make a way by gnawing, corrosion, wearing away, etc.: The river […]



  • Fretting

    [fret] /frɛt/ verb (used without object), fretted, fretting. 1. to feel or express worry, annoyance, discontent, or the like: Fretting about the lost ring isn’t going to help. 2. to cause corrosion; gnaw into something: acids that fret at the strongest metals. 3. to make a way by gnawing, corrosion, wearing away, etc.: The river […]

  • Fretty

    [fret-ee] /ˈfrɛt i/ adjective, frettier, frettiest. 1. fretful; irritable; peevish. [fret-ee] /ˈfrɛt i/ adjective, Heraldry. 1. covered with criss-crossed and interlacing diagonal strips: argent, fretty sable.



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