hew hew  /ˈhju/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) make or shape as with an axe
  2. (v) strike with an axe; cut down, strike

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • After all, hew as only 8.

News

  • Poll: Majority Of Americans Comfortable With Surveillance

    There is a lot of hew and cry over the leaked National Security Agency program to track phone call and Internet searches. But even privacy advocates and companies who try to help people cover their digital footprints acknowledge it is almost impossible to disconnect from the grid, and that the benefits potentially outweigh their concerns.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NPR

Quotes

  1. Before repeating the"Let freedom ring"refrain, King told the crowd,"We will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope."
    on Nov 13, 2006 By: Martin Luther King Source: FOXNews

  2. "Post-trade services are an area where risk management allied with technology innovation is creating exciting hew high-growth opportunities for ICAP," Chief Executive Michael Spencer said in a statement.
    on Feb 5, 2010 By: Michael Spencer Source: Reuters

  3. "There's a divinity that shapes our ends, Rough-hew them how we will," Corona said, quoting a famous line from Shakespeare's "Hamlet."
    on May 28, 2010 By: Renato Corona Source: Manila Bulletin

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