1. (obsolete) hue; colour
2. (obsolete) shape; form.
3. Destruction by cutting down.
1. make or shape as with an axe
- hew out a path in the rock
2. strike with an axe; cut down, strike
- hew an oak
Sentences with hew as a verb:
- One of the most widely used typefaces in the world was hewn by the English printer and typographer John Baskerville.
- to hew out a sepulchre