Saturday, January 3, 2009


i never realized this was both a surname and a noun

main entry: saw·yer
function: noun
date: 13th century

1 : a person who saws timber for a living
2 : an uprooted tree floating in a riverbed but held fast at one end
3 : a large longhorn beetle whose larvae bore tunnels in the wood of injured or recently felled trees producing an audible chewing sound

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