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Definition of "hewer" [hew•er]

  • One who hews (especially one who chops wood with an axe). (noun)

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Use "hewer" in a sentence
  • ""I suppose I'm what the Bible calls a hewer of wood and a drawer of water," he would say to himself; for hardly less onerous than the task of keeping the fire in fuel was that of keeping well filled the two water-barrels that stood on either side of the door -- one for the thirsty shantymen, the other for Baptiste's culinary needs."
  • ""hewer," who with his huge, broad axe made square the "stick," as the great piece of timber is called."
  • "Gideon or Gedeon (Hebrew "hewer"), also called JEROBAAL (Judges, vi,"