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Parf of speech: Verb, OED Year: N/A, OED Evaluation: N/A


Speaker: He was a city slicker. Come up here and brought logs up to the mill. ... He got stuck- cut to build with, eh? I tail-sawed in that mill, I tail-sawed- I was there that day, I was working on the mill when he come up there and took these pictures. Interviewer: What's a tail saw? Speaker: It's at the end of the mill. ... Where the lumber comes out. You had to handle all the slabs. That's the (inc), the outside. ... And when he got in, the lumber you had to handle that too.
To remove the sawn planks from the conveyor belt in a sawmill.