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double saw(buck)

and double and dub
n. a twenty-dollar bill. (see also sawbuck.) This whole thing only cost a double sawbuck. Can you loan me a dub?
See also: double, sawbuck

sawbuck

n. a ten-dollar bill. (From the time when the 10 was indicated by the Roman numeral X (10), which looks like the crosspiece that supports wood that is being sawed.) It cost me a sawbuck to have my car pulled out of the mud.
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of sites Harvest site characteristics (total n = 30) Percent Contract logger 14 47 Independent logger 12 40 Company crew 4 13 Mechanical harvester (a) 6 20 Grapple skidder (a) 8 27 Sawbuck (a,b) 21 70 Private land 28 93 Forester involvement 22 73 (a) Five of the 30 logging operations ran a mechanical harvester, grapple skidder, and sawbuck and thus are classified as "fully mechanized.
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Bucking with a sawbuck by a loader operator is the most common practice in West Virginia and accounted for 84 percent of the bucking operations.
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The rest of the logging companies reported that the loader operator measured and marked logs with paint on the ground and then bucked them with a sawbuck in order to maximize the log value.
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Stack them to dry for a year, then saw to length on the sawbuck.
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