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See also: sawed off
- Shortened by sawing.
The sawed-off shotgun was illegal because its shorter barrel made it too easy to conceal.
- (slang) Short (as though something that should be there isn't).
He was a sawed-off runt, just a little guy, but he packed so much attitude into that little package that no one was going to make anything about it.