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hewn

[ hyoon or, often, yoon ]
/ hyun or, often, yun /
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adjective
felled and roughly shaped by hewing: hewn logs.
given a rough surface: hewn stone.
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Origin of hewn

1300–50; Middle English hewen, past participle of hew

OTHER WORDS FROM hewn

un·hewn, adjectivewell-hewn, adjective
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