A sawhorse, especially one having a crossed pair of legs at each end.(noun)
Slang A ten-dollar bill.(noun)
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Use "sawbuck" in a sentence
"Asking a cab driver to break a sawbuck is impossible, requiring a swing past the neighbourhood where sidewalk money-changers do their business."
"The rest of us had to make shift as we could, and I rigged up a "sawbuck" pack-saddle, with rope loops for stirrups and a blanket across it to sit on."
"Hyphen added to 'sawbuck' to ensure consistency with other uses"