[hyoon or, often, yoon]


felled and roughly shaped by hewing: hewn logs.
given a rough surface: hewn stone.

Origin of hewn

1300–50; Middle English hewen, past participle of hew
Related formsun·hewn, adjectivewell-hewn, adjective
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Word Origin and History for unhewn


strong past participle of hew.

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