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Hewing meaning

Hewing - 1 dictionary results

  1. 1. of Hew

Hewing - examples of usage

  1. Many who have thus disregarded capacity have also wasted lumber and made a needless amount of work by chopping or hewing out the sill and plate, thus requiring more labor and lumber, besides sacrificing the greater strength of a built- up sill. - "Economy of the Round Dairy Barn", Wilber John Fraser.
  2. The Missouri regiment spread out along the waters, and were soon waist deep, hewing a path for the heavier transports to come. - "The Crisis, Volume 7", Winston Churchill.
  3. Gladly did every one who could be spared from duty throw themselves into their hammocks to seek repose, Don Luis dreaming that he still beheld the agonised features of the drowning pirates; and Pedro, that he was hewing away at the head of the Moor who had attacked his master, but which, notwithstanding all his efforts, kept grinning at him with horrid grimaces. - "The Prime Minister", W.H.G. Kingston.
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