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see-saw redupl. formation based on SAW1 (as if orig. sung by sawyers), and used in rhythmical jingles, see saw sacke a downe (sacaradown), see saw sack a day, see saw Margery Daw XVII; game at which children sitting on each end of a pivoted plank move each other up and down XVIII; plank so used XIX.
Hence as vb. XVIII.