hewing

[ hyoo or, often, yoo ]SEE DEFINITION OF hewing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEWING

There's a job of hewing for you in the Conlonge shanty,—a man gone off sick.

We and our machines, both, hewing away on the infinite, beckon and are still.

The savages dragged him into their midst, hacking and hewing his inanimate form.

He was hewing at a piece of rock that was in the way for the next day's work.

In those days men were but too well accustomed to hewing off heads.

This was hewing close to the line, and Mormon glared at him while the spinster sniffed.

Had she not seen him hewing down Apollinaris a few hours ago?

Abraham helped his father in clearing the land and hewing the trees.

Why, an axe that stood there hacking and hewing, all of itself, at the trunk of a fir.

Dry logs of different lengths; there was no axe for hewing them.