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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hewn
 hew的過去分詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hew v. t. [imp. Hewed p. p. Hewed or Hewn p. pr. & vb. n. Hewing.]
 1. To cut with an ax; to fell with a sharp instrument; -- often with down, or off.
 2. To form or shape with a sharp instrument; to cut; hence, to form laboriously; -- often with out; as, to hew out a sepulcher.
    Look unto the rock whence ye are hewn.   --Is. li. 1.
    Rather polishing old works than hewing out new.   --Pope.
 3. To cut in pieces; to chop; to hack.
    Hew them to pieces; hack their bones asunder.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hewn a.
 1. Felled, cut, or shaped as with an ax; roughly squared; as, a house built of hewn logs.
 2. Roughly dressed as with a hammer; as, hewn stone.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 hewn
      See hew

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 hewn
      adj 1: cut down with an ax; "a hewn oak"
      2: cut or shaped with hard blows of a heavy cutting instrument
         like an ax or chisel; "a house built of hewn logs";
         "rough-hewn stone"; "a path hewn through the underbrush"
         [syn: hand-hewn]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 hew
      v 1: make or shape as with an axe; "hew out a path in the rock"
           [syn: hew out]
      2: strike with an axe; cut down, strike; "hew an oak"
      [also: hewn]