Meaning of HEW in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ hju: ]
( hews, hewing, hewed, hewed, or hewn)
If you hew stone or wood, you cut it, for example with an axe. ( OLD-FASHIONED )
He felled, peeled and hewed his own timber.
VERB : V n
If something is hewn from stone or wood, it is cut from stone or wood. ( LITERARY, OLD-FASHIONED )
...the rock from which the lower chambers and subterranean passageways have been hewn.
...medieval monasteries hewn out of the rockface.
VERB : usu passive , be V-ed from/out of n , V-ed
see also rough-hewn
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006