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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.

3. (Science: zoology) The bowfin.

Origin: Saw _ -yer, as in lawyer. Cf. Sawer.