Origin of hewn
Definition for hewn (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), hewed, hewed or hewn, hew·ing.
verb (used without object), hewed, hewed or hewn, hew·ing.
Origin of hew
Examples from the Web for hewn
And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down.
The walls are of hewn timber about six inches thick, and bullet-proof.Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast|Samuel Adams Drake
It was built entirely of hewn stones, and was very straight.Celebrated Travels and Travellers|Jules Verne
It was about twenty feet high, twice as broad and seemed to be hewn out of solid rock.The Motor Boys in Mexico|Clarence Young
Together they have hewn the cliffs, which are like vast rock tombs with their Egyptian massiveness.In the Open|Stanton Davis Kirkham
We went into camp and began to tear down the company quarters for they were built of hewn timber, which it was desirable to save.Ten years in the ranks, U.S. army|Augustus Meyers