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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To chop or cut with an ax or similar tool.

Usage examples (39)
  • hew an oak
  • hew out a path in the rock
  • October 21, 2009 at 6:01 am an i will hug yew an squeeze yew and call hew jorge!
  • "hew" -- "hew," which was answered from a little distance, and looking round, we discovered another roof with an ape seated under it. for more
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  • The "ewe" (a female sheep) said "whew" (sound of dismay or relief) when she saw the "hue" (a color or tint) of the farmer's face as he started to "hew" (to chop/shape) the wood of a large "yew" (an evergreen tree). What would "you" have said?
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