verb (used with object), hewed, hewed or hewn, hew·ing.
verb (used without object), hewed, hewed or hewn, hew·ing.
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Bannon is a scammer, but many Republicans continue to hew to this mythology in various forms.Steve Bannon’s vile threats show the GOP’s radicalization is getting worse|Greg Sargent|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
By eye, the plates looked as if they hewed to the Voronoi pattern, not the rectangular one.Scientists Uncover the Universal Geometry of Geology|Joshua Sokol|November 19, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Yet another of the men to Bui was Havard the Hewer; even stronger was he, and a man of great valour.
Would you advise me, then, to be a hewer of wood and a drawer of water, in preference?Ernest Linwood|Caroline Lee Hentz
Geordie Armstrong, after a somewhat stormy past, had become a steady hewer, and a local preacher of some repute.Tales of Northumbria|Howard Pease
So he went out with W. Hewer, and by diligent grubbing in the mould, made the sum nearly tally.The Great North Road: London to York|Charles G. Harper
Pepys died in 1703, at the house of his friend Hewer, at Clapham.Haunted London|Walter Thornbury