- The definition of hewn is something chiseled or shaped with a tool.
An example of something hewn is a stone marker chiseled from a large rock.
- Hewn is defined as to have made, shaped or cut.
- Having made a pottery bowl is an example of hewn.
- Having cut down a tree is an example of hewn.
shaped or cut with an ax, knife, chisel, etc.: hewn stone
Origin of hewnfrom past participle of hew
A past participle of hew
(comparative more hewn, superlative most hewn)
- past participle of hew