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hew -- as in: hew with an axe
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  • Then, she gave the knife a final smart wipe on the edge of the plaster, and then sawed a very thick round off the loaf: which she finally, before separating from the loaf, hewed into two halves, of which Joe got one, and I the other.

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  • hew an oak
  • hew out a path in the rock

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