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Meaning of QUARTER-SAW

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Quar"ter-saw`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quarter-sawed}
{-sawn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quarter-sawing}.]
To saw (a log) into quarters; specif., to saw into quarters
and then into boards, as by cutting alternately from each
face of a quarter, to secure lumber that will warp relatively
little or show the grain advantageously.

 

 

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