Sawyer meaning

sôyər
One that is employed in sawing wood.
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A tree or a part of a tree that bobs in a river or other body of water, causing a danger to navigation.
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A log or tree caught in a river so that its branches saw back and forth with the water.
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Any of several long-horned beetles of the genus Monochamus having larvae that bore holes in weakened or dead conifers or in lumber.
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A person whose work is sawing wood, as into planks and boards.
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Any of a genus (Monochamus) of brown-and-gray, long-horned beetles whose larvae burrow into wood.
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One who saws timber, especially in a sawpit.
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(US) A large trunk of a tree brought down by the force of a river's current.
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A beetle that lives and feeds on trees, including timber.
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An occupational surname for someone who made a living from sawing wood.
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A male given name.
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(US, dialect) The bowfin.
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Origin of sawyer

  • Middle English sauere, sawier from sawen to saw from sawe saw saw1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, equivalent to saw +"Ž -yer.

    From Wiktionary