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hew

verb [T] uk   /hjuː/ (hewed, hewed or hewn) us  
to cut a large piece out of rock, stone, or another hard material in a rough way: The monument was hewn out of the side of a mountain.
Translations of “hew”
in Spanish cortar, tajar, talar…
in French abattre, (se) tailler (à coups de…)…
in German hauen, hacken…
in Chinese (Traditional) 砍,劈…
in Chinese (Simplified) 砍,劈…
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