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 for Hack saw
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hack \Hack\, n.
     1. A notch; a cut. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. An implement for cutting a notch; a large pick used in
        breaking stone.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. A hacking; a catch in speaking; a short, broken cough.
        --Dr. H. More.
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     4. (Football) A kick on the shins, or a cut from a kick. --T.
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     5. (Computers) A clever computer program or routine within a
        program to accomplish an objective in a non-obvious
     6. (Computers) A quick and inelegant, though functional
        solution to a programming problem.
     7. A taxicab. [informal]
     Hack saw, a handsaw having a narrow blade stretched in an
        iron frame, for cutting metal.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hack saw
      n 1: saw used with one hand for cutting metal [syn: hacksaw,
           hack saw, metal saw]

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