hew down a tree

hew down a tree
cut down a tree

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  • hew —   Kua, kālai, kūpā, oki, kipikipi, ho owaha.    ♦ To hew down a tree, hewer of wood, kua lā au.    ♦ To hew boards or planks or a poi pounding board, kua papa.    ♦ To hew a little at a time, kalakalai.    ♦ To hew stone, kālai pōhaku …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • down — Synonyms and related words: COD, Vandyke, actively, adown, ailing, air, alkali flat, all up with, alluvial plain, anthill, backset, bad, barrow, basin, beard, beat, beaten, beaver, bedfast, bedridden, below, below par, best, bested, blow down,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hew — [hyo͞o] vt. hewed, hewed or hewn, hewing [ME hewen < OE heawan, akin to Ger hauen, OHG houwan < IE base * kāu , * keu , to hew, strike > HAY1, L caudex, codex, cudere] 1. to chop or cut with an ax, knife, etc.; hack; gash 2. to make or… …   English World dictionary

  • hew — hewable, adj. hewer, n. /hyooh/ or, often, /yooh/, v., hewed, hewed or hewn, hewing. v.t. 1. to strike forcibly with an ax, sword, or other cutting instrument; chop; hack. 2. to make, shape, smooth, etc., with cutting blows: to hew a passage… …   Universalium

  • hew — [[t]hyu[/t]] or, often, [[t]yu[/t]] v. hewed, hewed hewn, hew•ing 1) to strike forcibly with an ax, sword, or other cutting instrument; chop 2) to make, shape, or smooth with or as if with cutting blows: to hew a statue from marble[/ex] 3) to… …   From formal English to slang

  • cut — /kut/, v., cut, cutting, adj., n. v.t. 1. to penetrate with or as if with a sharp edged instrument or object: He cut his finger. 2. to divide with or as if with a sharp edged instrument; sever; carve: to cut a rope. 3. to detach with or as if… …   Universalium

  • Daniel 4 — 1 Nebuchadnezzar the king, unto all people, nations, and languages, that dwell in all the earth; Peace be multiplied unto you. 2 I thought it good to shew the signs and wonders that the high God hath wrought toward me. 3 How great are his signs!… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

  • cut — vb Cut, hew, chop, carve, slit, slash mean to penetrate and divide something with a sharp bladed tool or instrument (as a knife, ax, or sword). Cut is by far the most comprehensive term, for it is not only interchangeable with any other word in… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • drop — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abate, abdicate, abeyance, abjure, ablate, acknowledge defeat, act drop, advantage, asbestos, asbestos board, ascend, ax, backdrop, backslide, balm, balsam, bank, bate, batten, be bereaved of, be confined, be… …   Moby Thesaurus

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