Lawed vs Sawed - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between lawed and sawed
is that lawed
) while sawed
To cut off the claws and balls of (e.g. a dog's forefeet).
From (etyl) sawe, from (etyl) saga, .
A tool with a toothed blade used for cutting hard substances, in particular wood or metal
A musical saw.
A sawtooth wave.
* band saw, bandsaw
* buzz saw
* chop saw
* circular saw
* coping saw
* crosscut saw
* hole saw
* Japanese-style handsaw
* miter saw, mitre saw
* power saw
* razor-tooth saw
* reciprocating saw
* rift saw
* rip saw
* scroll saw
* table saw
* tenon saw
To cut (something) with a saw.
To make a motion back and forth similar to cutting something with a saw.
To be cut with a saw.
- The fiddler sawed away at his instrument.
To form or produce (something) by cutting with a saw.
- The timber saws smoothly.
- to saw boards or planks (i.e. to saw logs or timber into boards or planks)
- to saw''' shingles; to '''saw out a panel
From (etyl) sawe, from (etyl) sagu, . More at (l), (l).
(label) Something spoken; speech, discourse.
*:And for thy trew sawys , and I may lyve many wynters, there was never no knyght better rewardid.
(often old saw ) A saying or proverb.
(label) Opinion, idea, belief; by thy ~, in your opinion; commune ~, common opinion; common knowledge; on no ~, by no means.
*Polychronicon Ranulphi Higden
*:Þe more comoun sawe is þat Remus was i-slawe for he leep ouer þe newe walles of Rome.
(label) Proposal, suggestion; possibility.
*Earl of Toulouse
*:All they assentyd to the sawe ; They thoght he spake reson and lawe.
(label) Dictate; command; decree.
*:[Love] rules the creatures by his powerful saw .
* See also
See see . Cognate with Dutch zag, German sah, Danish .