underhew

Underhew

Un`der*hew"\, v. t. To hew less than is usual or proper; specifically, to hew, as a piece of timber which should be square, in such a manner that it appears to contain a greater number of cubic feet than it really does contain. --Haldeman.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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