(a.) Felled, cut, or shaped as with an ax; roughly squared; as, a house built of hewn logs.
(a.) Roughly dressed as with a hammer; as, hewn stone.
(1) Across this relatively peaceful corner of the Horn of Africa, where black-headed sheep scamper among the thorn bushes, dainty gerenuk balance on their hind legs to nibble from hardy shrubs, and skinny camels wearing rough-hewn bells lumber over rocky slopes, people long accustomed to a harsh environment find they cannot cope after years of below-average rainfall.
(2) As the heat drained from the city’s black streets, hewn out of lava from nearby Mount Etna , the stream of new arrivals kept coming.
(3) Behind him rise the steep, stone-hewn seats of a Roman amphitheatre in Lyon where, later tonight, Sting will play to a packed crowd of French fans as part of his Symphonicity world tour.
(4) Though hacked and fragmented, a haunting shadow of the masterpiece hewn 2,500 years ago, it takes your breath away.
(5) He swaggers around and gives deeply moving ad pitches that are more like carefully hewn writers' room monologues.
(6) Within minutes the bull whale's blubber has been cut away and hewn into thick white chunks.
(7) In Arcosanti, which he began in 1970, this developed into tilt-up concrete construction, with panels cast in dug-out troughs in the ground and heaved up into place, giving the effect of the whole place being built of great slabs hewn from the earth.
(8) Titan is not interested in the factory in North Amiens," concluded Michigan-born Taylor, nicknamed "The Grizz" and reputed to be hot-tempered and "rough-hewn", according to Forbes magazine.
(9) Over centuries, it has hewn an abundance of military strategists, statesmen and polar explorers.
(10) Among other Hepworths on show is Sculpture With Profiles, a curvaceously hewn piece of white alabaster on which eyes and noses have been etched.
(11) On current evidence – subterranean basements the size of cathedrals being hewn beneath the capital's bigger homes and tax avoided on a massive scale by some corporations and business – the mayor is uttering a forlorn hope.
(12) It was a victory born in Mogadishu, hewn on the streets of west London, honed at high altitude training camps in Kenya and plotted in Portland, Oregon, where Farah has worked for the past 18 months with the maverick Cuba-born coach Alberto Salazar.
(13) Such is the innate astonishingness of a drama in which historical integrity is hewn from Lego and logic is something to be bummed by one's brother-in-law behind a gossamer curtain (Ye Terry's Fabrics, £3.89 a yarde).
(14) None could even agree what kind of stone it was, with the Stone Federation of Great Britain telling the Mail it could be hewn from Portland limestone from Dorset, but another stonemason claiming it might be cheaper, Portuguese limestone.
(15) Trademarks: The pencil behind his ear and often a somewhat home-hewn method of display: see week 7 ’s “eclair stair”.
(16) Unlike Abbott, I'm a lapsed member of the flock, but if you are hewn and conditioned by the faith, that's who you are, whether you resist it or whether you accept it.
(17) Children sat on mud floors or rough hewn logs under grass roofs open to rain.
(18) This is smuggler’s Cornwall with a hewn passageway and, five minutes further along the coast, a hidden quay carved from the rocks.
(19) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Dylan’s best friend is Luke (Daniel Ings), hewn from manicured stubble and the fevered nightmares of feminists.
(20) Rough-hewn and reminiscent of one of Giacometti’s lonely figures, the weathered bronze soldier in the middle of a tiny, shady square in the heart of Paris stands stiffly to attention, with the jagged blade of his broken sword pointing like a dagger up to the sky.