Definitions

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  • v. Past participle of hew

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See hued.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I hope, though, that the new generation – including my sons – grow up less hewed from the same stone as we were.

    Not all coloureds speak like dis « Digital immigrant

  • Britain hewed from then on as closely it could to the U.S.

    U.K., France Boost Military Ties

  • The outmatched lieutenant's blade snapped, ringing loudly as Conan's sword hewed through it, the vest of mail, and several ribs.

    Conan The Hunter

  • Aphareus 'son, with his great sword hewed at the spear near the butt, and the edge leapt back repelled by the shock, like a hammer from the anvil; and the heroes shouted with joy for their hope in the contest.

    The Argonautica

  • Idas, Aphareus 'son, with his great sword hewed at the spear near the butt, and the edge leapt back repelled by the shock, like a hammer from the anvil; and the heroes shouted with joy for their hope in the contest.

    The Argonautica

  • It was at the time when Blaise de Montluc, the sanguinary chief, struck the Protestants with a heavy hand, and his sword hewed them in pieces, while, in the name of a God of mercy, he inundated the earth with tears and blood.

    Béarn and the Pyrenees A Legendary Tour to the Country of Henri Quatre

  • Aphareus’ son, with his great sword hewed at the spear near the butt, and the edge leapt back repelled by the shock, like a hammer from the anvil; and the heroes shouted with joy for their hope in the contest.

    The Argonautica

  • He had those Southern sensibilities that Carter had, that ability to connect with conservative Democrats, and he hewed in our direction on such issues as restraining federal spending, streamlining the government, and maintaining a strong military.

    The Good Fight

  • The start of Being Human's first season hewed much too slavishly to the British original, without adding much meat to the story.

    Morgan Glennon: Being Human Cast Preview a Darker Season Two

  • Ms. Boxer, 69 years old, hewed to the strategy that helped her win her previous three terms: stump tirelessly, campaign with party luminaries such as President Barack Obama and keep telling voters that her Democratic values are best suited for this dark-blue state.

    With Democrats Ascendant, California Votes Contrarian

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