from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A cylindrical saw with teeth on the bottom edge of the cylinder, used for cutting round holes.

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  • noun A saw in the form of a hollow cylinder with teeth on the end or edge, operated by rotation.

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  • noun a saw having teeth around the edge of a hollow cylinder


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From its supposed resemblance to a crown (worn on the head).


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