- 1. hew, hew out, carve
- usage: make or shape as with an axe; "hew out a path in the rock"
- 2. hew, strike
- usage: strike with an axe; cut down, strike; "hew an oak"
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- 1. hewn, hand-hewn, cut (vs. uncut)
- usage: cut or shaped with hard blows of a heavy cutting instrument like an ax or chisel; "a house built of hewn logs"; "rough-hewn stone"; "a path hewn through the underbrush"
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