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hew /ˈhjuː/ verb
hews; hewed; hewed or hewn /ˈhjuːn/ ; hewing
hew
/ˈhjuː/
verb
hews; hewed; hewed or hewn /ˈhjuːn/ ; hewing
Learner's definition of HEW
[+ object]
: to shape (something) by cutting with a sharp tool (such as an ax)
sometimes used figuratively
see also rough-hewn

hew to

[phrasal verb]
hew to (something) US
: to follow or obey (something)
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