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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person who chops, hacks, or cuts down.

Usage examples (34)
  • Gideon or Gedeon (Hebrew "hewer"), also called JEROBAAL (Judges, vi,
  • She had become a hewer of wood and a drawer of water.
  • Being but a hewer of wood and drawer of water, she is rheumatic.
  • But in his lowly station as a hewer of wood and a drawer of water, the for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "hewer" (a person who chops or shapes wood with an axe) broke the iced tea "ewer" (a pitcher or jug) when he swung the axe.
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