transitive verb/verbo transitivo (past tense of/pasado de hewed past participle of/participio pasado de, hewed or , hewn /hjuːn/)
- [stone] (extract) extraer*; (fashion) labrar, tallar; [coal] extraer* hewn from the living rock tallado en la roca viva they hewed a path through the undergrowth abrieron un sendero a través de la malezaMore example sentences
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- The girls are expected to help their mothers in drawing water, hewing wood, and plastering houses.
- A girl is regarded as grown up when she can cultivate food gardens, hew wood, carry water, and look after her family and family members even when her mother is absent.
- It's hard work climbing mountains and hewing wood.
- Each statue was hewn out of hard volcanic material from quarries near the Rano Raraku volcano.
- Rising vertically from the plains, some of these huge monoliths soar to a height of 400 metres, and the squat buildings on top of each appear to be hewn out of living rock.
- The road was now a stony, unsurfaced single track that had been hewn out of the sheer mountainside, hundreds of metres above the valley floor.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (past participle of/participio pasado de hewed)
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The Chilean presidential palace in the capital, Santiago, is called Palacio de la Moneda.