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hew

1 verb cut with axe TRANSITIVEbain verb  c m uto hew coal with a pick gual a bhaint le piocóidto hew trees crainn a bhaint le tua 2 verb carve (shape etc) with axe TRANSITIVEbain verb  c m ugearr verb  c m ua tunnel was hewn through the rock gearradh tollán tríd an gcarraiga boat was hewn out of the tree rinneadh bád as an gcrann, snoíodh bád as an gcrann
phrasal verbs

hew to

(v + prep) (US) TRANSITIVEcloígh le PhrV  c m ulean de PhrV  c m uthe leader hews to the traditional line cloíonn an ceannaire leis an traidisiún, leanann an ceannaire den seasamh traidisiúnta

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