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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.
See also: saw, wood
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When we sawed wood, we always cut several boxes of wood to make cultivator pegs.
Of coriander and sawed wood. The primavera--spring's abandoned
Long after the rubble is cleared away and the smell of freshly sawed wood for rebuilding houses fills the air, the shattered lives of hurricane victims will slowly be pieced back together.
Krystal sawed wood boards into two-inch blocks, coated them with acrylic and pounded in tiny nails to form the Braille letters.
We picked and chopped cotton, pulled corn, stripped cane, sawed wood, baled hay and helped our father stretch raccoon hides for money to buy food.
"You'd be surprised how many people have never seen one operate," Charlie says, adding his dad made sure he and his six brothers and two sisters got plenty of that sort of experience on a 33-acre country place where they sawed wood and tended a variety of livestock to meet their own family's household needs.