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Saw (plural Saws)
- (slang, African American Vernacular) A Bahamian.
- 1937, Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Harper Perennial (2000), page 154:
- Since Tea Cake and Janie had friended with the Bahaman workers in the ’Glades, they, the “Saws,” had been gradually drawn into the American crowd.