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Definition of "hewing" [hewing]

  • Present participle of hew. (verb)

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Use "hewing" in a sentence
  • "Figure 9.20 shows us that as a group Latino Catholics consistently adopt a more orthodox perspective than their “Anglo” co-religionists, although neither group could be characterized as hewing closely to the official teachings of the Catholic Church."
  • "Both Jewish and Tyrian builders were employed in hewing these great stones."
  • "As soon as the kettle boiled, I made porridge and coffee; and that, beyond the literal drawing of water, and the preparation of kindling, which it would be hyperbolical to call the hewing of wood, ended my domestic duties for the day."