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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: Probably from SAW2

seesaw

1 noun
     
seesaw
Related topics: Toys
see‧saw1 [countable]
1DHT a piece of equipment that children play on, made of a board that is balanced in the middle, so that when one end goes up the other goes down [= teeter-totter American English]
2 a repeated movement from one state or condition to another and back again

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