Saw"yer (?), n. [Saw + -yer, as in lawyer. Cf. Sawer.]

1.

One whose occupation is to saw timber into planks or boards, or to saw wood for fuel; a sawer.

2.

A tree which has fallen into a stream so that its branches project above the surface, rising and falling with a rocking or swaying motion in the current.

[U.S.]

3. Zool.

The bowfin.

[Local, U.S.]

 

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