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saw wood

1. To snore very loudly or intensely, as during a deep sleep. Once I found out my boyfriend sawed wood at night, I knew I had to break up with him. Jake, roll over on your side, you're sawing wood again!
2. By extension, to sleep soundly. I was so exhausted after that hike that I was sawing wood in no time in my tent.
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Besides sawing wood and turning his lathe and grindstone, Daylight connected the power with the churn; but his great triumph was when he put his arm around Dede's waist and led her out to inspect a washing-machine, run by the Pelton wheel, which really worked and really washed clothes.
Like all the girls were standing around as he was sawing wood or digging the soil.
October 22nd, 2016, old hit and miss engines grinding corn meal, pumping water and sawing wood.
Sail away The windmills were used for sawing wood and grinding flour, spices, mustards, linseed oil and colourings.
I vividly recall an event where I was sawing wood at the age of 7 or 8, and a younger sister was sitting atop the wood placed on a sawbuck.
Other activities teachers have organised include outdoor team sports, lighting fires, sawing wood, building dens and looking for bugs.
A husband and wife who own a wood mill in Orrviile, Ohio, discovered they could repurpose the sawdust their business created when sawing wood.
It might be a few people with a portable sawmill sawing wood for boat builders.
Richard van As, a carpenter from South Africa who lost four fingers while sawing wood, teamed with Ivan Owen, a mechanical special-effects artist from Washington state, to develop a mechanical finger in 2011.
Windmills were used for sawing wood in towns and grinding corn in the country, among other uses.
If you go there, you can still find a few old men hewing and sawing wood or hammering and nailing planks together to slowly and painstakingly create traditional boats known in the GCC countries as dhows.
Campground Road, larceny reported, woman moved in the fall and numerous items are missing from the detached cellar; There is no access from the residence; sawdust found, indicating someone has been sawing wood.
WHEN retired fireman Stuart Frain accidentally lopped off his arm while sawing wood, he managed to keep calm - and that saved his life.