verb (hewing, hews, hewed or rarely , hewed or hewn)
- to chop away at; to whittle down; to mow down
- to complain about
to act according to (usually followed by to)
- Those who to this policy should be punished.
Etymology: Old English hÄawan, compare Old High German hawan, German hauen
- German: 1. hauen, auseinanderhauen, zerschlagen 2. beschweren 3. handeln
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