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hew -- as in: hew with an axe
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The Hobbit
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  • In a great hall with pillars hewn out of the living stone sat the Elvenking on a chair of carven wood.
  • At length the foremost of these climbed the tumbled rocks and appeared at the top of the falls; and very great was their surprise to see the pool before them and the Gate blocked with a wall of new-hewn stone.
  • "Here," said Balin, "in the old days we used always to keep watchmen, and that door behind leads into a rock-hewn chamber that was made here as a guardroom.

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

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