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Synonyms for hewn

cut or shaped with hard blows of a heavy cutting instrument like an ax or chisel

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At the end of the fifteenth century, the formidable gibbet which dated from 1328, was already very much dilapidated; the beams were wormeaten, the chains rusted, the pillars green with mould; the layers of hewn stone were all cracked at their joints, and grass was growing on that platform which no feet touched.
Still moving through the gloom of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre we came to a small chapel, hewn out of the rock--a place which has been known as "The Prison of Our Lord" for many centuries.
Just off the shore of northwest Florida, in the Gulf of Mexico, is HEWN, an oft-used fix for pilots crossing the Gulf from the southern U.S.
The Ruff Hewn collection is inspired by Bon Ton's apparel collection of the same name.
Vintage style pieces mix in effortlessly with modern pieces too because of the elegant simple lines of the designs.” All of Rough Hewn's vintage industrial reproductions are being offered at their store in Brooklyn at an affordable price.
CUTLINE: (1) Colin Novick, executive director of the Greater Worcester Land Trust, holds a broad axe, used to hand hewn signs, and posts.
As water's warp will scallop paper, so did time pass through her till bodice-fasteners plied back, hewn clavicle to robe-folds.
Long ago, the gift of the Promised Land had been summarized as the enjoyment of "large cities that you did not build, houses filled with all sorts of goods that you did not fill, hewn cisterns that you did not hew, vineyards and olive groves that you did not plant" (Deut 6:10f.; cf.
Rough hewn chestnut palings held together with wire form a horizontally ribbed, rustic rainscreen that gives the assemblage of volumes an arresting, folkloric quality.
The posh loo features a crystal chandelier, flat screen TV, a dual-sink vanity hewn from a single slab of marble, Venetian glass mirrors and custom mosaic tile work that replicates flower and leaf floor patterns from the original Plaza Hotel.
An old Norwegian custom has believers forgoing the use of knives and axes on Holy Thursday--an exercise in mindfulness, given the belief that Christ's cross was hewn that day.