verb (used with object), hewed, hewed or hewn, hew·ing.
verb (used without object), hewed, hewed or hewn, hew·ing.
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In some ways, The Hypnotist hews closer to the American gumshoe tradition.
The plot hews close to Poltergeist, the Tobe Hooper-directed, Steven Spielberg-produced haunted house classic from 1982.
For all its extravagances, the jewelry business hews to a simple bottom line: Rolexes and diamonds.
My mother wuz free born; her name wuz Mary Ann Hews, but my mother wuz colored.
We cut and sawed them with the same composed indifference with which the sculptor hews the marble.Wild Western Scenes|John Beauchamp Jones
Thrain hews at Kol, and the stroke came on his leg so that it cut it off.The story of Burnt Njal|Anonymous
All of the monster that falls beneath Medusa's eyes is stone already; and all of him that yet lives the scimetar hews to pieces.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4|Lucian of Samosata
He builds the forest and hews it down, the power which raised the tree and that which wields the axe being one and the same.The Eagle's Nest|John Ruskin