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Word: hew

Definition: cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.

Sentences Containing 'hew'

A favorite at the Old Bailey, and eke at the Sessions, Mr. Stryver had begun cautiously to hew away the lower staves of the ladder on which he mounted.
After hearing the king's dream Daniel considers for an hour and then responds: "And whereas the king saw a watcher, a holy one coming down from heaven, and saying, Hew the tree down, and destroy it; yet leave the stump of the roots thereof in the earth, even with a band of iron and brass, in the tender grass of the field; and let it be wet with the dew of heaven, and his portion [be with the beasts of the field, till seven times pass over him; This is the interpretation, O king, and this is the decree of the most High, which is come upon my lord the king."
After the Tour he played an important part in the victory of Filippo Pozzato at the HEW Cyclassics 2005 in Hamburg and during the 2005 Deutschland Tour he won the first stage from Attenburg to Plauen.
Don Quixote merely observed him steadily, longing for him to leap from the cart and come to close quarters with him, when he hoped to hew him in pieces.
Evidently, HEW has reached the same conclusion.
Hew Donald Joseph Locke (born on 13 October 1959 in Edinburgh) is a sculptor and contemporary British visual artist based in Brixton, London.
Hew is a masculine given name, and may refer to the following:
In addition, he has also served on the editorial teams for over twenty volumes, including "The Cambridge Military Histories," which he co-edits with Oxford's Hew Strachan.
Prof. Ingrid von Rosenberg has written - "(Black) Artists who continue to produce work with a critical message, like Yinka Shonibare and Hew Locke, avoid the open confrontation typical of the 1980s and instead use humour and satire, positioning themselves as cultural insiders, rather than excluded outsiders."
Upon its founding, Dugger declared the paper's manifesto as ""We will serve no group or party but will hew hard to the truth as we find it and the right as we see it."" For instance, the "Observer" broke the story of an allegedly crooked narcotics investigation in Tulia, Texas, that led to front-page coverage in "The New York Times" and other national news outlets.
While sculptors Eric Schilsky (1898-1974) and Hew Lorimer (1907–93) worked in the existing tradition of modelling and carving, sculptor and artist Eduardo Paolozzi (1924–2005) was a pioneer of pop art and in a varied career produced many works that examined juxtapositions between fantasy and the modern world.

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