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hewn

[hyoon or, often, yoon] /hyun or, often, yun/
adjective
1.
felled and roughly shaped by hewing:
hewn logs.
2.
given a rough surface:
hewn stone.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English hewen, past participle of hew
Related forms
unhewn, adjective
well-hewn, adjective
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hewn

strong past participle of hew.

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