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 Savoy (The).Sawdust Parlance (In). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Saw.
 
In Christian art an attribute of St. Simon and St. James the Less, in allusion to the tradition of their being sawn to death in martyrdom.   1
 


 Savoy (The).Sawdust Parlance (In). 

 
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