ripsaw

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rip +‎ saw

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ripsaw (plural ripsaws)

  1. (woodworking) A saw that is designed to cut wood along its grain, i.e. to rip.
  2. (uncountable, music, Caribbean) A genre of music played with a ripsaw and other instruments, originally associated mainly with Turks and Caicos Islands.

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ripsaw (third-person singular simple present ripsaws, present participle ripsawing, simple past and past participle ripsawed)

  1. To cut with a ripsaw.