sawdust

Part of speech: noun

Small bits of wood cut or torn out by a saw.

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Usage examples "sawdust":

  1. He found splinters and sawdust at his feet. - "Whispering Wires", Henry Leverage.
  2. Tembile relieved Inyoni when the latter was tired, and so they went on, turn and turn about, until the sawdust produced by this friction began to smoke and then to catch fire. - "The White Chief of the Caffres", A.W. Drayson.
  3. We could carry eggs, when packed in sawdust, without trouble but did not carry many. - "Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico", E. L. Kolb.