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See also: Sawyer
- sawier (obsolete)
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈsɔːjə/, /ˈsɔɪ.ə/
- (US, Northern and Western) IPA(key): /sɔɪ.ɚ/
- (US, Southern) IPA(key): /sɔ.jɚ/
- Rhymes: -ɔɪ.ə(ɹ)
- Homophone: soya
sawyer (plural sawyers)
- One who saws timber, especially in a sawpit.
- (US) A large trunk of a tree brought down by the force of a river's current
- A beetle that lives and feeds on trees, including timber.
- (US, dialect) The bowfin.