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hew -- as in: hew with an axe
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  • Traddles reasonably supposed that this would settle the business; but I, only feeling that here indeed were a few tall trees to be hewn down, immediately resolved to work my way on to Dora through this thicket, axe in hand.

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

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