withsaw

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English withsawe, withsahe, withsau, from Old English *wiþsagu ‎(renunciation, contradiction), equivalent to with- +‎ saw ‎(saying).

Noun[edit]

withsaw ‎(plural withsaws)

  1. (Britain dialectal) A contradiction.

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