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Noun: sabre saw
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: saber saw)
  1. A portable power saw with a reciprocating blade; can be used with a variety of blades depending on the application and kind of cut; generally have a plate that rides on the surface that is being cut
    - saber saw [N. Amer], jigsaw, reciprocating saw

Derived forms: sabre saws

Type of: power saw, saw, sawing machine

Encyclopedia: Sabre saw